Movement & Exercise

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

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

Movement Matters: Exercise is a #PureLiving Pillar

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

Timeless Truth: Move Your Body Vigorously with Purpose Every Day. Did you know that a sedentary lifestyle is considered by many experts to be worse for your health than anything else? Consider this. If you sit in an office chair or on your couch for more than six hours a day: Your risk of heart… read more

Pure Living in a Modified World

What does it take to be healthy? We don’t simply mean just “not sick,” but thriving, abundantly healthy, exuberant, energetic and alive with pleasure and delight?  Can you remember the last time you felt truly well-rested, fully hydrated, and deliciously nourished? Again, not just “not exhausted, not hungry and not thirsty,” but truly vibrant? Anytime… read more