Move Well

Get Out in the Garden

As long as I can remember, I watched my mom in the garden and absolutely never understood how she could find joy in that. It looked like seriously boring stuff! Now that I’m older (and I’d like to think wiser) I realize the many, many benefits of gardening. Of course, there’s the immediate thought that you can provide yourself and …

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Why Coffee Will Benefit Your Workout!

Have you ever wondered how to boost your workout when at the gym? Have you ever thought to yourself, how can I make my exercise routine more intense and beneficial for my body? There are many commercial products you can buy that claim to make you “burn more fat” when working out or make you “sweat out more calories”. Who …

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Brain Workouts

Ever feel like your mind is clouded or foggy? Do you have trouble thinking things out when you’re especially stressed out? Those busy weeks when our brains are working overtime can leave us feeling not our best. Pair this with lack of sleep and a list of things to do, it can feel like you’ll never be able to think …

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Yoga a Day, Keeps the Doctor Away

Yoga has many physical and mental health benefits. There are more than 100 different types of yoga that can be performed in your home, outside, or in a studio. Yoga incorporates breathing, meditation, and stretching, which are all very beneficial for the body. Yoga keeps your body and minds healthy and happy. The good thing about Yoga is that anyone, …

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In a Slump? Here’s How to Get & Stay Motivated!

I’m getting to the point in the year when I can see the finish line, but I’m struggling to keep myself motivated. I feel a little burnt-out, overwhelmed, and ready for a much-needed break. I know the end of the school year is near, but lately I’ve found myself needing encouragement to keep going. Does this sound like you? Do …

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Three Must-Have Products for Home Workouts

Sometimes getting to the gym is a hassle! When you can’t make it to the gym, there are still ways you can get in a good workout from home. Getting the most out of a home workout doesn’t have to be expensive or elaborate either! Having these three simple and cheap options may be all you need for a satisfying …

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You Can Have Whatever You Like (Workout Edition)

Are you feeling down since you cannot go to the gym and get that workout in? Or are you feeling more lazy than usual being locked inside and not being able to go anywhere? I know I am. Listen, we’re all feeling a little stuck to the couch lately. So don’t be too hard on yourself. It’s not just me …

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Fun in the Sun!

With summer slowly creeping up on us, most of us want to spend as much time as possible in the sun! The thought of working out in a sweaty gym is just not on the same level as being outside. Luckily, there are tons of ways to stay active while also soaking up some rays. After all, being in the …

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Sidewalk Challenge!

Are you finding it hard to get or even stay active? That’s okay. I’ve tried this activity with the family I babysit for, and the kids love it. It’s called the sidewalk challenge! It is great for kids but it can also be modified for individuals of any age. The only supplies you will need for this activity is chalk. …

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Good Stretch

We’ve probably all gotten the “you should really be stretching every day” lecture. And I hate to make you sit through another one. Just think about it though. Let’s consider the circumstances. We’re all stuck at home, still trying to keep up with work, make sure our families are taken care of, and the list goes on–oh and everything is …

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