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 you…

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 are…

Fitness – the Wealth Motivator

We all agree that health is the best wealth. On the other hand, “unhealthy” is very costly.  It can drain our entire savings. I must confess, that motivates me to keep on exercising. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” Mahatma Gandhi

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 next…

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 one…

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 can…