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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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why you should love cold water swimming!

I am a veteran of many cold water swims.  Starting with deep ocean swims in California’s cold Pacific ocean.  We often swam in 64-66 degree water because that ocean stays cold even in the summer. Growing up with a swimming … Continue reading

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I’m thrilled – I did 4 miles and didn’t collapse!!

It’s funny how the tiniest improvement is so motivating and makes me want to go farther — and faster!
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Yoga is the BEST thing that ever happened to me…

It drives me crazy that someone decides to grab a headline and be famous for 15 minutes by saying that yoga can be dangerous and hurt people. Of course, anything can be dangerous and hurt, even kill people, take swimming … Continue reading

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Biking Better than Ballroom Dancing!

Report on my biking “Reform Movement”.   It’s been a little over two weeks and while I started at 2 miles a day and my butt WAS SO SORE, now I’m up to 5-6 miles a day and have to force … Continue reading

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Shaking up the Routine – Back in the Cold Water Pool

After 10 days of riding between 3 and 6 miles a day, as part of my Post-Thanksgiving Challenge, I am going to shake it up today by jumping in my ice cold swimming pool. Cold water swimming is so BENEFICIAL … Continue reading

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