Category Archives: beginning exercise program

Enjoy….true confessions

Today’s Life-Cise Daily Tip is “Enjoy yourself!” It’s a phrase I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. And it’s an idea I’ve been experimenting with in my own workouts. You know me – I’m a pretty driven, intense exerciser most of … Continue reading

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Starting a Habit – Again

@JulieGoodale It’s cold out; I don’t want to go for a run! That’s what I tweeted about an hour ago – and I meant it. Since my last big race 2 months ago, I’ve been taking it easy. In that race, … Continue reading

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Encounter In The Park

I’m back in my hometown for my 30th high school reunion (can I just say, OMG – 30 years!!??). I was a bit trepidatious because I hadn’t kept in touch with anyone – would I remember anyone, would they remember … Continue reading

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Get Moving! – from Coping with Cancer Magazine

My article in Coping with Cancer magazine is now available online. Check it out for tips on starting an exercise program and safely progressing. And, of course, I offer some ideas on fitting exercise into your busy life. Click here to … Continue reading

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Progression

Great, you’ve started exercising again, or for the first time! What now? I’m hoping you started off pretty moderately. It’s easy in our enthusiasm for doing something positive to start off too aggressively, and end up injured or really sore … Continue reading

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Exercise – Get It Wherever You Can

We’re all busy. “I’m too busy to get to the gym” doesn’t count as an excuse for not exercising. “I’m too tired” doesn’t really work either. And in these very tough economic times, “I can’t afford the gym anymore” is … Continue reading

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More On Getting Started – For Breast Cancer Survivors

To follow along with my recent theme of getting started with an exercise program, I want to give a few extra tips for breast cancer survivors. The very first thing is to think about your bra. After breast cancer surgery … Continue reading

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So You Started, Now What?

Alright, you got started! In spite of feeling exhausted from cancer treatments, being weakened by some other illness or injury, simply too overwhelmed by your life to exercise, or being really out of shape because you haven’t gotten off the … 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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Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

I am so going to get in trouble for that title! – this is another post about my mom. Some of you may remember my mom; I mention her pretty often. She’s my star client. I made her do pushups, … Continue reading

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