Posts Tagged 'Physical Activity'

Five Ways to Improve Your Health This Summer

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As we get older, making good health a top priority becomes more and more important. Of course it’s always smart to exercise and eat a balanced diet, but for seniors these lifestyle changes can be major factors in happiness, quality, and length of life! With summer here, it’s never been easier to live the healthy and active life that will help you feel happy and independent.

Posted by Elena Watson Aug 13, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Balance Tips for a Healthy Old Age

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Everyone wants to live a long and healthy life, and these days there seems to be more and more evidence that the best way to achieve this is by making small lifestyle changes while you’re still young. Staying away from fatty red meat, quitting smoking, always wearing sunscreen—these are the sort of healthy habits to start practicing now if you want to improve your longevity. But it turns out

Posted by Elena Watson Jul 31, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Great Exercise Programs for Seniors

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There is no age limit on staying fit. Numerous studies echo the benefits of regular exercise programs for seniors. The best exercise program is one that you will actually stick with, which eliminates “fad exercises” and overly ambitious goals. Before starting any exercise program

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jul 25, 2013 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Can exercise be social?

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I have a confession to make. I hate when people talk to me at the gym, or when I’m running, really when I’m doing any sort of high intensity exercise. I’m trying to work hard, I’m sweaty and smelly and I probably don’t have the extra oxygen to talk to you. In this situation

Posted by Susan Silverman Jul 18, 2013 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

ACT2MOVE and MOVE2ACT: The Beautiful Pressure of Performance

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Actors need deadlines.  By committing to a performance, the actor’s creative process is set in motion. 

Posted by Elizabeth Vander Kamp Jun 19, 2013 Posted in Disability 5 Comments

How your music playlist affects your daily workout

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Have you ever listened to music while exercising? You probably found it easier to finish that last set or run an extra mile. While some people think this effect is just imaginary, there is a lot of evidence showing that music

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jun 11, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Ways to encourage an active lifestyle for everyone

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If you’re tired of seeing your kids sitting in front of the T.V. or the computer and you’d like to be more active yourself, then it’s time to plan family fitness activities. Don’t be discouraged if you think it’s impossible. Perhaps you think your family doesn’t have time or that family activities will be too expensive. However, with a little creativity you will find that your family has all of the necessary resources to get started.

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jun 06, 2013 Posted in Disability, Obesity No Comments

The future of diversity …

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I teach a sport sociology course at James Madison University (JMU), and in class the other day I posed this question: What will diversity in sport look like in 30 years?

Posted by Josh pate May 31, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

The Building Blocks of a Program: Structure, Supports, and Coaching

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Foreword:

When I started working with my Movement Specialist, I had never heard of a 4 x 4 matrix.  I was not familiar with the concepts or complexities of Functional Movement.  I had never heard of Gray Cook, Charlie Weingroff, or other professionals James frequently cites.  It is only recently that I have come to appreciate the knowledge beyond the names, and their expertise.

Posted by Kerry May 28, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Let me move!

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We have a problem here in our modern society (well, more than one, but I’ll just tackle this one for today). Our world is set up for us to be as still as possible. I don’t know about you,

Posted by Susan Silverman May 23, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments