Exercise is Medicine


Walking dogs is the best all around medicine

Who can argue that this is the best type of group exercise?

Just look at those loving eyes and faces. The best part of my day is when I get to walk the dogs and spend quality time with them and other pets, too. It brings me back to the days I worked in a dog kennel; one of the best jobs I ever had. Puppies and kittens forever.:-)

So you can imagine my excitement when a client has dogs; because, I will do whatever it takes to help the client achieve their results. I am able to show you some dog training tips right along with your personal training session. How cool is that? That way your dogs behave while you do your own session.

Truly, happy dogs and happy clients equals the best health possible. Think about it, doesn’t the unconditional love from your pet motivate you, put a smile on your face and in your heart? It does for me.

Now off to go play with a girl’s best friends, my dogs. Thank you, my four-legged, adorable, loving, behaved pooches, who help keep me in shape, happy, healthy and balanced.

Best of health to you and good-bye for now.

(image by Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit)

Archaic Methods Work

I prefer the tried and true aka archaic (via daily prompt)

0529181049.jpg watch notepad pen on dictionary by NAPS May 2018

Call me old-fashioned, that is fine, I am able to do what I want, where and when I want; because, I actually prefer the less modern tools compared to today’s high-speed, fast turnover, updating technological devices. Look around, people are returning to ways of the past with maybe a modern twist.

You are lucky I did not print the photo in black and white; I do not want to startle you too much, leading you to buying a new cell phone only to find later that the image is meant to be black and white. You are welcome. 🙂

A wind up watch, paper and pen, dictionary and other books read by daylight: that puts me in zen mode. No batteries, electric or other man-made power source is needed; so, I am able to think at my own pace without white noise, only the calming effect of nature to inspire me. Look, isn’t this the true green way to do things anyway?

I recycle, use recycled and store up what may have another use later on. Yes, it is true, just ask my husband who must step around all the: “I may need it someday” items. Who doesn’t love finding a beautiful used book at the library for a quarter, to take home as your very own? Junk you call it? Guess what? I fix my “junk” with my “junk.” 🙂

I enjoy modern tech just as much as the next guy; but, I like to fall back on my zen mode items to stay grounded and truly happy. I am able to recognize what my body tells me without the high-tech activity tracker. This is huge for taking care of myself, and you, the best way; especially, since the trackers on your wrist, chest and exercise equipment are for comparative purposes only, not to provide exact hard evidence.

Do what you enjoy; cell phones, computers and trackers have saved lives; but, I am not archaic, I am me. Be who you are and true to yourself; that is when you start reaching the results you want.

Best of health to you and good-bye for now.

(image by Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit)