Category Archives: fitness

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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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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Aerial Adventure Park: A Unique and Exciting Fitness Experience

A trip to an aerial adventure park is something everyone should try! As you perform each of the above-ground challenges, your emotions range from slightly scared to euphoric. It’s an exhilarating experience to put your body to the test and … Continue reading

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Aerial Yoga: A Fun and Uplifting Experience

For a truly unique fitness experience, try an aerial yoga class — stretching and posing using long fabric slings suspended from the ceiling as supports.

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Sports and Hobbies: How Many Can You Squeeze into a Lifetime? 79 So Far…

Recently wrote a blog post about the many crafts I’ve done through the years and realized I’ve also gone through an extreme number of non-craft hobby “phases,” too.

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Exotic Chair Dancing: Not Your Grandma’s Exercise Routine

I took my first chair dancing class at Inversions, a local pole fitness studio, tonight. And am almost at a loss for words to describe it. Let’s just say it’s not grandma sitting on a straight-backed chair watching a nice … Continue reading

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Ping Pong: Not Ready for the Olympics

During September 2014, I published a post called Boost Happiness: Bring Back Fun Activities that Fell Along with Wayside. One of the things I always enjoyed and wanted to take up again was ping pong. Now, most people with that … Continue reading

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Dragon Boating: A Unique and Fun Team Sport

Dragon boating is a unique, fun sport. I recently registered with the Charleston Paddle Club meet-up group and joined some members of the local dragon boat team for an hour-long morning practice session on the Ashley River. (Members compete in … Continue reading

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