I love a Farmers Market and even thru quarantine it was great to see these still happen in our area. You can get such great local produce and at a wonderful value. When I work with folks on finding new fruits or vegetables to try, I always suggest that they visit a farmers market. Talking […]
The WHO recommends that all adults should take at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise, or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise, a week. In a study last year it found that around 40 percent of adults in the United States, 36 percent in Britain and 14 percent in China did too little exercise to stay healthy.
This year, I am more aware of World Heart Day since during quarantine, I found out I have a heart issue! I had not really talked about it on StrongbyStrand so I thought world heart day would be perfect. Every year, over 17 million people die from heart disease. As a way to fight this, […]
As we head into the Fall, I thought it would be a good idea to do an introduction post. There have been lots of new followers and questions coming in so this is a good time. I recently became a volunteer run/walk coach for the Team in Training charity of the Leukemia and Lymphoma society […]
As we get so focused on our physical training and our next goal, its a good idea to check in on our balance. Staying upright is a challenge. Gravity is working against us and don’t get me started on the force from the coach that prevents you from standing up while binge watching. You can […]
this was a great birthday and I am very grateful for my family and friends. Its so good to take time to reflect on the last year and start setting those goals for next year. I recently took a class on goal setting. S- specific – really focus on what the goal is M-measurable- how […]
Thanks for checking out this post. Thats the first step, you are resting while you are reading it. Specifically, rest is essential for muscle growth. Exercise creates microscopic tears in your muscle tissue. But during rest, cells called fibroblasts repair it. This helps the tissue heal and grow, resulting in stronger muscles. When you plan rest […]