Fit Tip #19

Posted July 21, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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Just the thought of exercise can lead to major stress. Don’t think too much. Just do it, as Nike says. Say yes.

Fit Tip #18

Posted July 17, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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Relax. Unwind. Stop flexing the tongue. Be bear. Be willow. Be graceful: Qi Gong.

Fit Tip #17

Posted July 16, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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Tired of workouts: Just getting them done? New playbook will show U how to make fit fun: http://www.exuberantanimal.com/pubs

Fit Tip#16

Posted July 14, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
Categories: Exercise, Fit Tips, Leadership, Sports

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Do I think Armstrong will win? That game: I’ll play along. But to me what matters more: Lance is living strong.

Fit Tip #15

Posted July 13, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
Categories: Aging, Exercise, Fit Tips, fitness, Habits

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At 85, my mother still enjoys a daily swim. Her secret? Ever since her 70th, she’s been going 2 the gym.

Fit Tip #14

Posted July 12, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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You tell me you can’t face the scale. I understand, I say. But losing or maintaining weight begins with truth: Go weigh.

Fit Tip #13

Posted July 10, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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Rest is one Fit Tip you’ll sure need to know. Let’s see: Stretch, strength, balance, endurance: Just 4 to go!

Fit Tip # 12

Posted July 9, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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If you are an athlete you think you know best. But often what’s missing is time off: Called rest.

Fit Tip #11

Posted July 7, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
Categories: Aging, Disabilities and physical activity, Exercise, Fit Tips, Physical Intelligence

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Older and stiffer? Older and sore? To avoid that fate: Do stretches galore. (Yoga, too: Good for U! :-))

Fit Tip #10

Posted July 6, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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I don’t buy the premise “forever young” but you’ve gotta laugh at these “Babes” having fun: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQcVllWpwGs

Fit Tip #9

Posted July 6, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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Women work out to get happy, healthy, light. Who knew that since childhood? We tomboys were right! 🙂

Fit Tip #8

Posted July 5, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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Problem with workouts: work. A much better option: play. Get out of the gym; go dance. Take a glorious bike ride today.

Fit Tip #7

Posted July 4, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
Categories: Diets, Fit Tips, fitness, Nutrition

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Do you notice how you want to move – & eat, & when? Path to fitness: noticing. The same as path to Zen.

Fit Tip# 6

Posted July 3, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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All fitness plans falter. The best of us blow it. We pig out. We zone out. We need self-love. Show it.

Fit Tip #5

Posted July 2, 2009 by Mariah Burton Nelson
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My path to fitness: paved w pain: Shoulders & knees, oh my. But each “ouch” teaches me something. Each “ouch” leads me to why.