Bodywork & Exercise, Healthy Grilling

Bodywork & Exercise, Healthy Grilling

IN THIS ISSUE: * Bodywork & Exercise – Increase Body awareness by increasing activity * Afternoon Essential Oils – need a boost or a break? * Healthy Grilling Tips – Flavors of the Season

Bodywork & Exercise – Increase Body Awareness While Increasing Your Activity – by Ruth Werner

You have to give us credit: as a culture, Americans are incredibly interested in getting fit. We invest every year in new diets, exercise programs, and supplements for weight loss and improved energy. Low-range estimates suggest that Americans spend about $2.6 billion each year on gym memberships alone.

We also tend to pitch full speed into any given commitment. If we’re going to get fit, by golly, we’re going to do it now, regardless of how long it took us to get into our current state. We don’t do things by half measures, and moderation is not in our nature. So how do we keep ourselves injury-free while honoring our commitment to exercise and get healthy?

Does It Have to Be All or Nothing?

We all know that starting an exercise program doesn’t actually mean we’ll finish it. When we throw ourselves into an ambitious new routine, we are likely to overdo it and get hurt. Then, we get discouraged, and may give up entirely, only to start the cycle over in another year or so.

Overdoing things in the gym or on the…Click here for full publication Summer 2015 Newsletter