Category Archives: benefits of exercise

Welcome to 2011

Welcome to 2011. My wish, as always, is for a very happy and healthy new year for us all! It’s a new year, another new beginning. In this new beginning, I encourage you to do more to take control of … Continue reading

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Want To Avoid That Cold? Get Moving!

Anybody have a cold yet? If not, one of the best things you can do is get some exercise. I just posted a new study on the Life-Cise News page about exercise and colds. Researchers at Appalachian State University found … Continue reading

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Striving

Because of my forced respite from windsurfing (not enough wind), I’ve had a few great runs. I’ve been running out to the Old Mission Lighthouse, one of Michigan’s great historic lighthouses. It’s out at the end of the peninsula, about … Continue reading

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What’s Your Motivation?

 We all have our reasons for exercising. It’s usually not enough to simply know that we need to exercise. Most of us need a tangible or immediate reason – a goal. Here’s a list of a few of the reasons … Continue reading

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More Exercise To Weigh Less – But How To Work In Those 60 Minutes?

Women may need more exercise to stave off weight gain as they age. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that middle-aged women need an hour a day of moderate exercise to maintain their … Continue reading

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World Cancer Day

Today, Feb. 4, is World Cancer Day. The day is brought about by organizations such as the International Union Against Cancer and the World Health Organization. The WHO estimates that 84 million people will die from cancer between 2005 and … Continue reading

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More Tips from Life-Cise on Getting Started

I had a terrific time talking with Irina Wardas, the NaturalCounselor.com. If you missed the show, you can hear the archived show at BlogTalkRadio.com/NaturalCounselor. To follow up on something we talked about on the show: How to get started? We … Continue reading

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For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Get Thee To The Gym!

Here we are in October, the month of Breast Cancer Awareness. You’ll be seeing Public Service Announcements about getting mammograms, pitches for money to support research (please offer as much support as you can – those of us who have … Continue reading

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The Number 2 Reason for Exercise

Poop. Yes, I’m going to write about poop, a subject most people don’t give too much thought to. When I started climbing I thought a lot about it. Mountaineering distills life to it’s most basic elements: food, water, the need … Continue reading

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Health Watch Radio

Please join me today (7-14) at 4:00pm EST, as I discuss exercise and cancer on Health Watch Radio with Dianne Gregg. I will talk about the challenges and the benefits of exercise during all stages of treatment and beyond, as … Continue reading

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