Archive for August, 2012

Experiential Learning, or Learning by Doing

August 31, 2012  |  Fibromyalgia Defined  |  Share
Experiential Learning, or Learning by Doing

People learn in all different ways. I'm sure you can identify within yourself ways that you learn best. Some people like to read information; others get more out of listening to a speaker or watching a video. One of the most effective ways for everyone to learn is by experience, as in, experiential learning.

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Exercise Readiness: If You Struggle to Get Started with Exercise, Keep Reading

Exercise Readiness: If You Struggle to Get Started with Exercise, Keep Reading

So often, you hear all sorts of stuff about exercise: the latest greatest trends and why you absolutely HAVE to get on board; or how spectacular you will look and feel if only you would exercise 8 hours a day (ok, nobody actually believes this is a good idea). Regardless of what you hear about exercise, it all assumes "doing." You never hear about "getting started." Arguably, this is the hardest part yet the concept of exercise readiness is hardly ever mentioned. Here is one surefire step toward getting ready to start exercising.

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Spoiler Alert! Physical Inactivity is Bad for You.

August 5, 2012  |  Exercise, Activity  |  Share
Spoiler Alert! Physical Inactivity is Bad for You.

It seems obvious, right? Physical inactivity is bad for you. Of course it is. Like not eating your vegetables is bad for you. No way, really? Like we didn't know. Of course we know. The problem is not in the "knowing" it is in the knowing ...and then doing nothing about it. How many of you out there actively engage in physical inactivity, know you should be more active, yet remain physically inactive? No need to answer, I'll tell you: A lot.

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