Walking 26.2 Miles Makes Me a Loser

Someone at my gym was wearing an Under Armour shirt that proclaims: “Losers Walk”. I’m sure this was meant to be motivating. Instead, it is a message of superiority and exclusion. If you can’t run; don’t show up. For those of us who struggle to run, for whatever reason, the message is that we aren’t good…

The Importance of Exercise

There are many studies that state the benefits of regular exercise. And recently it was announced that movement throughout the day is important. Exercise helps keep our hearts strong and increases our muscle mass. It helps us think more clearly and breathe more deeply. Any kind of cardiovascular exercise can become an issue for those…

Why You Should Run (or Walk) The Year 2016

Many people make New Year’s resolutions involving exercise. Whether it’s to lose weight, get in shape, or just move more, it’s an admirable goal. As we all know, however, we aren’t always as good about following through on those resolutions—a recent study reports that only 8% of people achieve their goals each year. One reason…