Tag: workouts

Who’s going to be giving a Train-the-Trainer Workshop in Vermont this fall? If you guessed me, you guessed right. Vermonters will be learning how to be a Nancercize instructor right in their own parks. Open to everyone interested, including parks staff, health care professionals, nonprofit leaders, and regular folks.

According to the American Council on Exercise, the average American ​takes in 3000 cal​ories​ at the typical Thanksgiving dinner. Some of us ​vacuum up even more… Kind of a disaster when you consider 2000 calories a day is all that most of us need. That’s a lot of turkey trotting to stay in balance and […]

You say the hotel fitness center is too crowded? You say it doesn’t have much in the way of equipment? What? There isn’t a fitness center? No problem. Just ask the staff to point you to the nearest park, plaza, trail, or riverside walk.

Tick tock! Time is a precious commodity, and so you want to make the most of it. That having been said, the short answer to the question of when is the best time to exercise is: in the morning, in the late afternoon, and whenever you have time.

Don't let fear of falling keep you from exercising in winter.

Exercise can be addictive–once you find what’s right for you it’s hard to stop. Here are some tips to get and keep you motivated.


Moving our bodies is good for us on every level—physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Believe it or not, I get the best tummy tightening workout without any equipment and without stepping into a gym.

The more people I talk to and work with, the more sure I am that outdoor exercise is the solution to so many fitness dilemmas.


I’m not overly fond of very cold weather—and thank goodness it’s almost spring. But you know how the weather is: unpredictable to say the least.