Fitness – It’s Personal

“Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings.  It’s my home.” Michael Phelps I have figured out that there will always be someone who can walk faster, climb higher, run longer, swim faster and jump more gracefully.  Exercise is not a competition or a way to prove that youContinue reading “Fitness – It’s Personal”

Fitness – Mind & Body Connection

When I was in college, one of my friends was having trouble adjusting.  She asked me to attend a counselling session with her for emotional support. The session lasted less than 45 minutes.  At the end, she was assigned two tasks: 1)       Enrol in an exercise program. 2)       Get a good night’s sleep. We areContinue reading “Fitness – Mind & Body Connection”

The Fitness Image

“It’s very important to have the right clothing to exercise in.  If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it’s not inspiring for your workout.” Cheryl Tiegs, Model & Actress I enjoy looking at fitness magazines when I am waiting in the line-up at the grocery checkout.  They are usually strategically positioned right nextContinue reading “The Fitness Image”

The Fitness Spirit

Christmas is four weeks away – the countdown is on until the feast and holiday cheer season.   It is a wonderful celebration with the lights, hot chocolate and cookies, ham, turkey, potatoes, cranberries, eggnog…I can hardly wait! There is only one little problem: January 1st comes shortly thereafter.  This is resolution time!  I am oneContinue reading “The Fitness Spirit”

The Legacy

Education’s legacy is hope… freedom… and the power to change the world. May we bequeath this inheritance to our children…   “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” Victor Hugo “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” George Washington Carver “Education is the most power weapon which you canContinue reading “The Legacy”