Tag: Wellness

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Love Your Body Now!

In June, my husband and I completed this silly race called Storm the Beach – totally out of my norm, it was only 5 miles :)  and included things like climbing, crawling, wading through the ocean, balancing, rope swinging, and running through soft sand.  It was nuts, but so fun,  and

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Revolved Twist/Side Angle: July Yoga Pose of the Month

Strengthens and stretches legs, knees and ankles.  Stretches groins, spine, chest, lungs and shoulders.  Stimulates abdominal organs and aids in digestion.  Improves balance and increases stamina. Revolved Twist/Side Angle Pose (Sanskrit: Parivrtta Parsvakonasana) From High Lunge pose with left foot forward, place hands at heart center. Make sure the front

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Bring on the loving kindness!

Living in a society where the pressure to succeed is on as early as preschool and time moves so fast it sometimes feels hard to breathe, I’ve found meditation to be cheap therapy for my generally order-driven, perfectionist self.  It’s during this time, I quiet the chatter, nurture my spirituality,

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Health: Make it a habit

The New Year is one of my favorite times at the gym.  Fresh, ambitious faces show up in their bright new workout clothes and fancy new shoes.  There are gadgets – arm bands, Garmin watches, weight gloves, and the latest water bottles.  Classes are full.  The pool has a slight

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Just Lift

  As a personal trainer, one of the top comments I hear from clients is that they want to “tone up.” Some even go as far to tell me which area of their body needs said toning. What they’re really saying is that they want more muscle and for that

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Actions of L.O.V.E.

It’s February, so love is in the air (or at least hearts, chocolate, and roses are lining the isles at the grocery store) in the weeks before Valentine’s Day.  For the singles in the house, don’t stop here!  The stats are in, and according to the http://www.pursuit-of-happiness.org/ , people who have

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Thanksgiving and Giving Thanks

Meet Pam Cole, Senior Manager of the Recreation and Fitness Center and this week's contributor to the Inspirations blog.  Pam has been at SAS Institute for over 20 years and has worked in fitness for over 25 years.  An avid Tarheel fan, Pam graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a double major in

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Happiness and Gratitude

Today, I'd like to introduce Celeste Cooper-Peel, the RFC's Wellness Supervisor.  Celeste has been in the health and wellness field for twenty years. After receiving her Masters in Health Education from East Carolina University, she ventured into the mind/body world receiving training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Yoga. Shortly after,

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HaPpInEsS

  “It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.”  ~Dale Carnegie It seems like these days, as Americans rush around from task to task, with a “to do”