In honor of Founders’ Day, I thought it might be fun to look at fitness in the 1800s. Was exercise even a priority? Though it is not clear when exactly society became focused on fitness, it is safe to say that some of what they did back then we have adapted to keep us fit today.
In the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, it appears exercise is the best preventative measure. The ugly disease affects 1 in 8 older Americans and is the sixth leading cause of death. I watched my grandmother live with the disease for almost 15 years and then pass away in April 2010. Her husband [...]
I have to admit to a case of blogger’s brain when I discovered the month’s theme was “luck.” How could I relate luck to health and fitness? As I thought about it more, I realized a healthy lifestyle isn’t luck; it is a choice. This idea was further cemented when I saw a moderately overweight [...]
Being a 23-year-old single girl on Valentine’s day certainly warrants some writing when the month’s theme is “From The Heart.” But as I eat my third Cadbury Creme Egg of the day, I realize that Valentine’s Day has passed, we can all focus on Easter, and I should write about a topic that actually means something [...]
goal [gohl] noun 1.the result or achievement toward which effort is directed; aim; end.
So, it’s January and you’ve made it your goal to both join a gym and start working out, or to re-commit yourself to working out. Did you know fifty-percent of people who join a gym in January quit within six months?
For many of us, the beginning of a new year signifies a clean slate, and an opportunity to accomplish a new set of goals. And we all know that Sigma Kappas love reaching new heights.
Many people would think of their home as their “first place”. The part of our life we are most committed [...]
Are you at a loss on what to get the fitness fanatic in your life? Or perhaps your New Year’s goal is to be healthier, starting with a more active lifestyle. Here are some top suggestions to help you check off those last gifts on your list or add a few more to your [...]
1. Drink More Water
Now that summer has passed, sweat will not remind you to hydrate. About 70% of the body is composed of water, and we lose it throughout [...]
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