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To Sit or Not to Sit?

    In 2011 I wrote a white paper on the negative effects of sedentary behavior. It can be found online here. Four years later, many more headlines and hours of sitting behind us (no pun intended) and not much has changed!   While scare tactics, such as is my chair killing me, might work

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Holidays & Health

    In a strange way that sounds like an anomaly. Can a holiday be healthy? How do you step away from the madness and find a path of least resistance?   Here are a few ideas that I’ve found make holidays less stressy. Take one or several and make the most of the upcoming

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The Stretching Obsession

  Everywhere one looks in exercise venues be that the gym, swimming pool, park, baseball field and even now the office, people are stretching. As a former professional dancer with a lifetime devoted to flexibility, my first response is “Why are you stretching?” My second response, “Let’s talk!”   For many reasons stretching seeped into

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What does it mean to be “fit”?

Fit defined   Synonyms: appropriate, right, suitable, acceptable, adequate, apt, proper. Meanings: appropriate, healthy, ready, convulsion, install, measure, match. The overlapping word is appropriate. Appropriate: 1. Apt; fitting: an appropriate solution; words appropriate to the occasion.   I took a dictionary detour for a singular reason. To pause and think for a second, what fit

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