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Outdoor Style: Finding Calm

I’ve always wanted to be one of those women who can sit and meditate for hours. Or hold a stretch for longer than a minute. Or even relax under a palm tree listening to the ocean. But that’s just not me—I meditate by pawing…

August 22, 2014
Outdoor Fitness

Working Out in the Rain

Really? You’re gonna make me workout in the rain?! George Hincapie said: “Enduring those cold and rainy training days, are the days that get you to your goal.” I love George Hincapie! If you don’t know who George is, Google him. My clients like…

November 29, 2013
Sports Conditioning with Speed, Agility and Quickness
Gym & Training Outdoor Fitness

Sports Conditioning with SAQ

Remember how quick and agile you were as a child?  You ran flat out on the playground, darting and dodging the other kids in games of tag.  You were having fun, but you were also building valuable sports skills. Speed, agility and quickness (SAQ)…

September 22, 2011
Geocaching: Will Hike for Treasure
Hike Outdoor Fitness

Geocaching: Will Hike for Treasure

Ask a child if they want to go for a walk through the woods and you will likely get a less than enthusiastic response.  Tell them that there is a hidden treasure involved and you have clues and the tools to find it and…

August 23, 2011
Yosemite: My First Trainer by Harriet Anderson
Hike Outdoor Fitness

Yosemite: My First Trainer

My first time doing any type of endurance activity came when I worked in Yosemite National Park when I was in college in 1956. I had fallen in love with Yosemite when I first went up there in the late 1940’s. I had wanted…

June 13, 2011
Urban Outdoor Fitness with Tina Vindum
Outdoor Fitness

Urban Outdoor Fitness

Blast into Spring and Get Ready for Summer with Urban Workouts It may come as a surprise, but urban workouts can be inspiring places to exercise, full of challenges and stimulation, along with the results that no gym can deliver. There are lots of…

April 11, 2011
Outdoor Fitness Reduce Stress
Outdoor Fitness

Reduce Stress in the Great Outdoors

It’s the first nice day in more than a week. After days and days of rain, people on the street seem to be less stressed — smiling more, interacting more, and making eye contact. What is it about being outdoors—especially on a nice day?…

February 23, 2011