Weekly Workout

Kathy on January 26th, 2010

Well, folks, I’ve returned to the YMCA as my work-out facility.  Planet Fitness was good, but after touring the newly renovated YMCA facilities, I decided to make the switch.  With the glassed-in workout room, working out  at the Y for my needed weight-bearing exercise is like exercising in the all outdoors!  Plus there is an […]

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Kathy on January 17th, 2010

Okay, OsteoDiet readers, we’ve wiped the slate clean on our “Walk Around the World” scoreboard.  It’s time to slip on our walking shoes, pick up those weights, grab a tennis racket, or even pick up a broom and dustcloth, and rack up the miles! How does it work? 1) Just click on the “Walk Around […]

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Kathy on August 11th, 2009

When I’m out walking or running as my weight bearing exercise here in Central Florida, I’m sometimes bothered by hungry mosquitoes.   So, what’s a devoted bone builder to do? Here’s a handy trick.  You can keep mosquitoes from attacking by mixing in a spray bottle: 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup water Spritz the mixture […]

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Kathy on June 26th, 2009

The Wednesday Walkers trekked a total of 100.9 miles during the 2008-2009 school year! Who are the Wednesday Walkers?  We are a group of teachers, administrators, and clerical staff members from Southwestern Middle School in DeLand, Florida, who care about fitness.  Every Wednesday afternoon we don our walking shoes after school and speed walk through […]

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Working out at Planet Fitness is everything it’s advertised to be!  It’s a “no judgement zone” where you are free to choose cardio, fat burning, stretching, or whatever, and where you receive support to fulfill your goals. Wednesday evening I attended the introductory class in “Designing Your Workout Plan.”  Robert, the personal trainer, asked about […]

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Kathy on October 7th, 2008

I’m trying out a new belly dancing class this month at a shop downtown called Nourish To Flourish.  The class is taught in a small studio on Main Street (208 N. Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, Florida) by former professional dancer Ava Zamora.  Last night I learned how to use a veil while belly dancing and was […]

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Kathy on October 5th, 2008

Planet Fitness just opened a fitness center here in sunny DeLand, Florida, and I am their newest member! Yup, I joined up Friday afternoon after school. Cost?  $10 per month–actually $10.65 including the tax–plus a $29.00 one-time set-up fee and a $20.00 guarantee of the $10 per month fee for one year.  I signed up […]

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