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  • Health Challenge: Day 14 S T R E T C H

    12/12/2019 2:01:39 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Stretch it out. A regular stretching routine makes the most out of every day. Less prone to injury, quicker recovery from workouts, and better sleep after long, hard days. Try a “before bed” routine. I regularly do this with the FITON app/website. They have a daily push notification reminder t... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 13 Tabata

    12/11/2019 8:24:17 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today, it is time for a Tabata session! Tabata makes what ever time you have available really count! Here is one or two of my favorites (one is a YouTube channel to workout along with...) The 4-Minute Miracle Workout (That Really Works) https://www.sparkpeople.com/bl
    og/blog.asp?post=th... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 12 Brain Food

    12/10/2019 9:00:58 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Feed your mind. While your doing your busy work, cleaning, or chores discover and listen to a new podcast or audiobook which will inspire you.... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 11 Music

    12/9/2019 6:28:32 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Music helps you get moving! Today's challenge is to turn on some music and move. This is an ole favorite of mine. In the 80s (back in the day of "walkman") I purchased some FABULOUS walking music which took you through a warm up, workout (interval), and cool down by simply selecting music (and th... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 10

    12/8/2019 9:33:19 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's assignment was to take some time for self care. I went grocery shopping for veggies, scrubbed them up, prepared them and enjoyed them! YUM!... Read more

  • I am a loser!!

    12/8/2019 7:06:09 AM, by IMALOSERNOW

    I am a loser in a good way!! I have been back to my TOPS chapter since Oct 10. I have lost 8 pounds so far. I keep walking with the Walking 4 fun site I found on line 4 yrs. ago. I am on the Walking 4 fun Spark people team and having fun with that. 311 I do feel I could be doing better if I ... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 9 HIIT

    12/7/2019 2:05:05 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's health challenge is to do a HIIT workout. There are LOTs of version of HIIT work outs and a lot of work along videos on YouTube. A simple "HIIT" search returns TONS! Here is just one example: https://www.youtube.com/resu
    lts?search_query=HIIT But before getting to that, f... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 8 Reading

    12/6/2019 10:14:06 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Who has time to read, hm? but nevertheless finding and reading something encouraging really helps. for me, i did this day's challenge finding out some deeper information reading about a topic that used to scare me. it is amazing with a little bit of knowledge gained from taking an honest loo... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 7 Night Routine

    12/5/2019 7:49:04 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Evening Self Care _ Routines are awesome for, well, being routine. You don't have to plan or anything--you just follow the routine. So often they make life better (or we'd ditch them). But from time to time it never hurts to reevaluate. Is there something better? Stretching before bed--... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 6 - Incline Workout

    12/4/2019 7:52:53 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's challenge includes doing a walk, run, jog, or sprint on an incline. I have a HUGE hill near by--so it serves that purpose. I wonder. Is it just me or do other people do this too? If I'm going to do "incline" I always, also, do "decline". Just me or others too? I've always enjoyed th... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 5-Lemon Water

    12/3/2019 1:53:03 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Lemon water is an easy addition to any day. Before bed, upon waking, during the day, in a stainless steel drinking cup on the go, before-during-or-after a shopping trip or workout. Low effort. Low clean up. And it may have benefits. Other citrus taste lovely too so you can switch it up and y... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 4-Run/Walk Workout

    12/2/2019 12:28:19 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    The day 4 challenge is to run and then walk. If this is your first time reading my blog, welcome. If not, you know I'm the kind of person to research new things! LOL! (makes me laugh out loud any way) My social scientist degrees are showing here a bit...hm?! [...speaking of which, I to... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 3-Drink your Veggies

    12/1/2019 7:31:22 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Having trouble getting in all of your daily fruits and veggies? Too busy to do meal planning, prep, or cooking? Why not drink your veggies. Start with greens such as spinach or kale, add other veggies, and be careful about the fruit--just enough to make it palatable to your taste buds without ... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 2-Brisk Walk

    11/30/2019 5:08:55 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Take a brisk 20 minute walk. Indoor or out. Here is an indoor version. It isn't in English--so put on your fav music and have a go of it with the sound turned off. https://youtu.be/eRZ3eFU1Pr8... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 1-Turmeric

    11/29/2019 8:53:43 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Doing a health challenge through the end of the year to usher in the new decade. I cannot articulate it in words, but I'm especially looking forward to LOTs of change in 2020. Today's Challenge? Day 1: Add a new food to your diet. Today, I tried turmeric. While I know this ingredient i... Read more

  • Walking Turkey

    11/28/2019 5:40:47 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Had a rough night, allergy wise, so I didn't sleep as good as I normally do. Still got in a walk and ate a reasonable portion of turkey with some veggies--very "on" plan. 91 550 428 311 406... Read more

  • Blessings

    11/27/2019 6:28:44 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Giving thanks for all of the wonderful people here who touch each other's lives in a positive way. T H A N K S T O E A C H O F Y O U! May your holiday season be filled with blessings, good people, good food, and health!... Read more

  • Thought for the day

    11/27/2019 7:15:27 AM, by MARYALICE411

    For the sun and dawn which we did not create; for food which we plant but cannot grow, for friends and loved ones for people who welcome us as we are, from wherever we have come for all things which come to us as gifts of being from sources beyond ourselves, Gifts of life and love an... Read more

  • FUN!!!

    11/26/2019 2:15:10 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    I cannot believe I didn't know about this group before now! LOVE IT! https://www.facebook.com/Fable
    tics/videos/2040872922601402/ At my age, with the joints I have!, I LOVE being able to get the benefits of plyometric movement without the impact of landing on the ground afterward... Read more

  • Go...

    11/25/2019 11:33:38 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

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  • What is a habit?

    11/23/2019 9:31:21 AM, by LOIS_1950

    Habit: a continual, often involuntary or unconscious inclination to perform an activity, acquired through frequent repetition. It occurred to me as I stood on my scales this morning and was stunned to see yet, another increase that I NEED to really understand the definition of the word......HA... Read more

  • Got to get out ... [I'm going nuts in here]

    11/20/2019 10:56:05 AM, by DOUGDC

    Not that I'm not out. Yesterday I spent 6 hours (including travel time) volunteering for the local VA hospital. Today I'll be out shopping for some stuff needed for projects around the house. And the weather is reasonable - temps in the 40's, maybe 50's today. Certainly no barrier to getting out. Ju... Read more

  • DAY OF REST

    11/18/2019 6:01:20 PM, by IMALOSERNOW

    Today we have nothing scheduled. I went for a one mile walk. After breakfast we watched the first Star Wars movie. I have fabric for a simple blouse to cut out and sew. I have a regular size notebook and a 1/2 size notebooks to sew removable covers for. A couple of things to repair and my sewing... Read more