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Mini-Kaizen Plan: Easing Into a New Fitness Routine

Last week, we went through a 7-step process for transitioning into new eating habits, so this week I’d like to follow up with the other big “should” we often neglect: exercise. We’ve talked about setting exercise goals (here and here), … Continue reading

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Lay a Foundation for Fitness with Foot and Ankle Exercises

One of my intentions for 2012 is to get back into shape, and some of my 2011 small steps have laid the foundation for starting an exercise program: 10 minute stretching routine (increases range of motion, reduces muscles soreness after … Continue reading

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What is Your Life Trying to Tell You?

You’ve heard the saying, “Life is what happens while you’re making other plans?” Boy, did I have other plans last week. I planned to add core exercises to my routine. I planned to finish the short story that I’ve been … Continue reading

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Take a Deep Breath

How’s everybody doing? Are you noticing any changes as a result of your small steps? Did you get stuck anywhere? Do you need some motivation to jump in and get started? I’d love to hear how you’re doing, and to … Continue reading

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Get Started with Stretching

Since some of you are also choosing to add stretching to your daily routine as this week’s small step, I thought this might be a good time to talk a bit more about the benefits of getting more flexible. Stretching… … Continue reading

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