Category Archives: fitness

A Beautiful Adventure at Bulls Island, SC

Visiting Bulls Island — a pristine, unspoiled island in the Charleston, S.C. area — is an amazing way to spend a day and an adventure you won’t forget. It’s a great place for walking, sunbathing, collecting shells, photography and visiting the … Continue reading

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Fitbit Charge 2 Review: Vastly Superior to Fitbit Charge HR

My Fitbit Charge HR got waterlogged recently (don’t turn upside down in a kayak while wearing it) and quit working, so I had to buy a new fitness tracker. Another Charge HR wasn’t an option — since it’s being discontinued … Continue reading

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Fun New Fitness Activity: Disc Golfing with Frisbees

If you can walk and throw a frisbee, you can take part in one of the latest fitness activities — disc (frisbee) golfing! There’s probably a course or two in your area — and this type of golf doesn’t require … Continue reading

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Stand-Up Computer Desks: Great Way to Get Healthier While Using the Computer

Have you heard? Sitting is the new smoking. Doctors and scientists are encouraging people to get out of their chairs and be more active during the day, even if they work in an office environment. That’s a great reason to … Continue reading

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Bored with Life? The Ultimate Boredom Buster Guide will Energize You

“I’m bored.”  How many times did you whine those words as a kid? When I did, my mom would run through a list of possibilities. Ride your bike, take a walk, play tennis, read a book….  If I didn’t latch … Continue reading

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Find Lost Fitbit, Get a Free Fitbit Replacement

One evening, I went to get a massage and took off my Fitbit. I put it in my purse, and saw it glowing in the pocket when I picked it up to go, but by the time I got home … Continue reading

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A Unique Workout: High Intensity Adult Trampoline Exercise Class

A huge indoor trampoline center near my house (Sky Zone) geared mostly to children, offers high intensity adult trampoline exercise classes. My friend Cheryl talked me into going because she knows I’m always on the lookout for unique workout challenges. … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Now: Wow!

The last (and only) time I was a Weight Watchers member was 14 years ago when they offered a program at work. Got down to my goal and became a lifetime member. But somehow over the years, the weight slowly … Continue reading

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Alexa’s Cool New Feature: Get Fitbit Stats on Amazon Echo

Have an Amazon Echo? Have a Fitbit fitness tracker? Now you can set them up to “talk” to each other. One of the most recent tricks Alexa (the Siri-like speaker on the Amazon Echo digital assistant) can do is give … Continue reading

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The Old Lady Hobble: When You Sit for a Long Time, Then Walk

After sitting for an extended time, when you get up, do you do the old lady hobble for the first few steps?

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