Tag Archives: Fitness

Mastery of physical goals lessens disease-related depression and fatigue

This is important- we would all benefit from coming up with some realistic goals for physical activity accomplishments or improvements- we feel a lot better when we do that! ~ Dr. Cliff ScienceDaily (Dec. 17, 2009) — Physical activity is known to reduce depression and fatigue in people struggling with chronic illness. A new study […]

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And what about Crossfit?

I got interested in Crossfit and actually started off and on in late summer. When I returned from visiting my new granddaughter Emaline and her mom and dad in Austin, TX, I made a commitment to strictly follow a Crossfit routine and a Paleo diet for 30 days. It felt so good and worked so […]

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10 General Physical Skills

10 GENERAL PHYSICAL SKILLS You will gain proficiency in the 10 recognized areas of Fitness. Cardiovascular/Respiratory Endurance – The ability of body systems to gather, process, and deliver oxygen. Stamina – The ability of body systems to process, deliver, store, and utilize energy. Strength – The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular […]

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Remember this: GMEPP

GMEPP = General Mental Emotional & Physical Preparedness A high level of GMEPP means capable of handling a broad range of situations with competence and equanimity. Excellent performance in the mental-emotional-physical arenas. More broadly adaptable means a higher survive-thrive rate. Sounds good to me- let’s do it! Start now.

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The 30 Day Paleo-Crossfit Challenge

I start a 30 day diet and exercise challenge today. I got the inspiration for this from Melissa Urban, a Crossfit gym owner from New Hampshire. I read Melissa’s post, understood the logic, and decided to go for it. I figure I have nothing to lose but body fat. In a nutshell: For 30 days […]

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