#MovementMatters

Sick in the Summer? UGH! 7 Immune Support Habits

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Prevention is Easier than Recovery It’s YOUR Summer—Enjoy it! The golden season. The reason people take winter vacations to sunny locations. Summertime! More sunlight hours, more warmth, more chances to be outdoors and for many people more socializing! Unlike the so-called Season of Sneezing following the holidays, midwinter, summertime is practically designed to keep you… read more

Exercise is Important for Bone Strength

Movement Strengthens Your Bones This particular benefit of movement is most closely tied to your muscles, if you can excuse the pun. At birth humans have 270 bones, but many of these fuse together as a child becomes an adult, leaving adults with 206 bones. Good trivia you can share at the next party! But… read more

Guest Blog: “Too Old to Start” Nonsense

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“I’m too old to start…” fill in the blank. Dare You. Try that line around 72 year old 4th degree martial artist Kenny Peterson! “I started martial arts when I was 60 years old. My 10 year old grandson was preparing to test for his 1st degree black belt in taekwondo when the instructor asked… read more

Stay Active is an Immune Support Habit

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Movement Matters, Most of the Time Staying active and moving your body enough to break a sweat for at least 30 minutes a day is a good habit for health. But should you stay active when you start to get sick? Many people are inclined to call it quits at the gym at the smallest sniffle.… read more

Count the Coincidences (I count 5)

I think my life is magical, because I choose to see it that way.

Personal Story Blog I was recently in the northern woods of Minnesota, picking up our daughters after a month of summer camp. Coincidentally my birthday fell on the day before camp ends, the same day they have a huge celebration called International Day. This event brings about a dozen different camps (all are immersion language camps) together to celebrate… read more

Illness & Injury–Break the Cycle

Illness and injury are a bad cycle. Are you caught in it?

Illness and injury are a bad cycle. Are you caught in it? Illness and injury can go hand in hand unfortunately. If you are injured, you may be unable or unwilling to exercise as much, and a lack of exercise in turn affects our immune system, our digestion and elimination, and many other facets of… read more

Get Back In the Game. What do I do after an injury?

Your injury may not be the only cause of your pain.

It Doesn’t Always Hurt… At First. Have you ever burned yourself, or even broken a bone, and noticed it didn’t hurt right away? Wonder why? We’ll get to that, but first this reminder: Movement matters more than you may realize. This is what exercise does for your body besides strengthen muscles: Strengthens the connections between ligaments… read more

Do you Know What Sitting is Doing to your Body?

What is sitting doing to you? #MovementMatters

Simply Stated, Sitting is a Killer. Sit at the table, sit in your car, sit in your office, sit in the meeting, sit at the parent meeting for your child’s sport, sit at their game, sit in front of the TV or your computer at home. Just how much are you sitting, and what is… read more

Nutrition and Weight Loss Guide

Sleep is a PureLiving Pillar

Over 30 percent of American adults are considered obese… …and many more than that are overweight. Many people struggle for years against weight gain and may experience negative health consequences. Research has shown that being overweight can predispose you to many health conditions including: Diabetes High Blood Pressure Arthritis Heart Disease Weight loss continues to… read more