Fit Tips

Exercise of the Week: Balancing Water Bottle Toss

Exercise of the Week: Balancing Water Bottle Toss

I’ve decided to start a weekly series highlighting some of my favorite super cool exercises.  Welcome to the very first one!  The Balancing Water Bottle Toss is a fun exercise you can do right at...
Feeling Achy All Over? Exercise Your Feet!

Feeling Achy All Over? Exercise Your Feet!

The body can be a funny thing. That hip pain you’re feeling, for example, might not actually be from a problem with your hips. It could be from something else completely. Take overpronation....
Playground Workout: Fun with Swings

Playground Workout: Fun with Swings

Somewhere along the line, we stopped playing.  Think about it.  As kids, we’d spend our summer days playing hide & seek or kick-the-can with all our friends, never thinking about exercise at...
Agility Exercises to Prevent Falling

Agility Exercises to Prevent Falling

The term “agility” refers to the ability to change speed or direction quickly and with control.  As we age, our agility levels decrease, which makes us more vulnerable to falls.  Imagine, for...
Flip Flop Dangers: Driving, Injuries, and Falls – yikes!

Flip Flop Dangers: Driving, Injuries, and Falls – yikes!

Flip flops. Just the image invokes happy thoughts of summer days, sandy beaches, and a carefree lifestyle.  I love how easily I can slip them on and off, which is rather handy for the RV...
Health Benefits of Sunlight: Get out of your RV!

Health Benefits of Sunlight: Get out of your RV!

We were RVing with grandbaby Amelia last week on a beautiful sunny day.  From the back seat, she said, “Mugga, turn the sun off!”  Luckily, I could see a curve up ahead.  “Okay, Amelia,...
Springtime Allergy Woes? Foods that help!

Springtime Allergy Woes? Foods that help!

Ahhh, Spring. Birds chirping, sun shining, warmer weather….who doesn’t love the Season of Renewal?  I’ll tell you who.  Seasonal allergy sufferers don’t love it.  I’m one of their club...
Fitness Walking: Double your Calorie Burn Next Time You Leave the RV!

Fitness Walking: Double your Calorie Burn Next Time You Leave the RV!

“Walking is man’s best medicine.” -Hippocrates Walking Burbarrow Lane (Maurice Pullin) Look no further for the fountain of youth! It’s right there, in your feet. There’s a...
Get up on the RIGHT side of the bed!

Get up on the RIGHT side of the bed!

Well, if you’re me or James, we actually have to get up on the ENDS of the bed; yes, the joys of a Class B RV van.  And sometimes that climb can feel like moving through quicksand.  If you’re...
WHY WON’T MY SPOUSE WORKOUT WITH ME?!?!

WHY WON’T MY SPOUSE WORKOUT WITH ME?!?!

Does this hit home with you? If it does, you’re in a tough situation. You love your partner unconditionally, but you feel frustrated or worried about his/her health. And to top it off, it’s...