Keeping Fit

How to’s by folks who know

Posted on January 20th, 2015 by paularath

We’re just three weeks into the new year, but, sadly, a lot of folks have already given up on their resolve to get fit. Sometimes we set goals that are too optimistic, and ultimately demoralizing. Sometimes we overdo it and get injured – and discouraged – right away. Soemtimes we make our workouts so humdrum
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Posted on December 31st, 2014 by paularath

Ah, New Year’s Resolutions. That January 1 ritual we all love to hate. More often than not, our resolutions are overly ambitious, especially when they relate to health and fitness. And an unrealistic goal can lead to unnecessary anxiety and frustration. The result can destroy any motivation and momentum brought on by hopes for change
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Posted on December 30th, 2014 by paularath

Like many other folks, I am cleaning out some files at the end of the year. It really feels good to get rid of stuff, doesn’t it? It makes the impending new year feel more like a clean slate. In tossing out old medical files, I came across the discharge packet I was given when
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Posted on October 7th, 2014 by paularath

I have added a new workout to my weekly regimen. Rather than swimming laps in the pool at the YMCA, I now drive down to Waikiki at about 6:30 a.m., walk around Kapiolani Park once or twice, and swim “laps” at Kaimana Beach. It’s so therapeutic! It’s good for body, mind and soul. When I
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Posted on March 23rd, 2014 by paularath

No matter how varied your exercise routine may be, it never hurts to change it up a bit. That’s why I recently added a Bollywood Dance class with Willow Chang to my weekly regimen. Bollywood is just plain fun and puts me in touch with my feminine side, unlike weight training, which I perform almost as a
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