Category Archives: Fitness

Addicted to jogging!

I must be truly addicted to jogging! I know for sure because I actually got up at 5 am so I could go jogging before I got on a plane! In the ‘old days’ I would have set the alarm … Continue reading

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I dreamed I discussed personal accountability in healthcare with Joe Biden!

My dream last night featured Vice President Joe Biden.  In the dream, I met him in an office setting, and we had an extended discussion about how to inject some accountability into individual health care. Healthcare isn’t really about insurance companies, … Continue reading

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Give Your Beagle (or Any Dog) a Great Workout with Hot-Dog Catch

But beagles and lots of other hounds and working dogs don’t play catch for fun. According to beagles I interviewed for this blog, “if it’s not related to either eating food, or looking for food to eat — I’m not doing it!” Continue reading

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Can you Use a Beagle as a Fitness Device?

My beagles get so excited when they see the yoga mats come out. They know it’s going to generate some negative ions, or maybe they just like the scented candles, so they lay down on the bed to enjoy watching me twisting and sweating, while they drop into a deep REM sleep, often with snoring. Continue reading

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Great Surprise: Using Endorphins as a Workout Reward

So I am looking forward to discovering other wonderful surprises as I keep jogging, keep losing weight, and watching out for those squirrels! Continue reading

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Turn your Pool or Lake into a Gym

You can do a lovely Tree Pose in the pool because the water supports you. I also use the side of the pool to do the splits and a bunch of ballerina stretches, using the side of the pool as a ballet barre. Continue reading

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Taking Your Vitamins — and more….

My not-so-secret belief is that any illness can be defeated with extra vitamin-mineral supplementation, combined with whole organic foods and fresh, raw juice. Continue reading

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