Articles and Links, Diet, Disease and Illness

CSU Students’ Final Project: Prejudice and Weight

A girlfriend of mine whom I went to school with posted her final project on Facebook earlier today, and I just need to share it with you. I think it's an insightful, thought-provoking presentation on how detrimental the concept of the ideal body shape leads to anxiety and even eating disorders in young children as… Continue reading CSU Students’ Final Project: Prejudice and Weight

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Articles and Links, Babies and Children, Diet, Disease and Illness, Exercise, Health and Cooking, Pilates, Yoga

April 2014 Articles and Recipes

Wow, is time flying! Not only are we one-third of the way through the year but my daughter is trying her legs out. Good thing I have baby gates ready...   In other news, here are articles and recipes that I've been storing up for the past month or so. It's time to get them… Continue reading April 2014 Articles and Recipes

Exercise

Injury Prevention is Simple

Like many who hit the gym hard, I'm a hard charger. Advance, advance, advance. "Pain is weakness leaving the body," goes the famous USMC slogan. If we're talking about muscle pain (within reason), then yes, depending on your tolerance and fitness levels, soreness and fatigue are good things.   For joints, ligaments, tendons, and anything… Continue reading Injury Prevention is Simple

Exercise, Holistic Practices

April Showers, May Flowers, and Healing

We've all heard the quote, "April showers bring May flowers," but how about these:   April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. (William Shakespeare) The April winds are magical, And thrill our tuneful frames; The garden-walks are passional To bachelors and dames. (Ralph Waldo Emerson, "April") When April winds / Grew soft, the… Continue reading April Showers, May Flowers, and Healing