Who Likes Squats?

I would say most people do not like to do squats, but some people probably do. The other day I was reading an article on bone health and preventing Osteoporosis. With CKD you know how important bone and muscle health is. Squats were considered one of the best weight- bearing exercises you could do for […]

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Exercise move of the week

Tomorrow, March 1, 2021 I will be sharing a very exciting kidney update. Be sure to come back to check it. Welcome back to Sweating on Sunday! I can’t even work up a sweat it is so cold right now in Florida. If I get warm I am happy, lol. It was 27 this morning, […]

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Self care sunday my fall/halloween miniature garden

Happy Sunday! It is another cool, dreary day in Florida. I do not mind the cool weather, matter of fact I welcome it. But, the gray, damp, dreary I could do without. I am a sunshine girl! Part of my self care routine is gardening and yardwork. Yes, yardwork! I find yardwork soothing even if […]

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Healthy Tip Tuesday: Get up and move!

If you have ever visited a doctor then you know one of the things they are regularly going to ask, or advise is to move more. To get more exercise, be more active, be physically fit. Unfortunately, they don’t often explain what those directions mean. They actually have a little bit of different definitions. Exercise […]

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Are you physically fit for your age?

First, what is the definition of being physically fit? If you are “Physically Fit“s you have a balance of cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, balance, flexibility, muscular strength, and % body fat As you can see it isn’t just about how strong you are, or how fast you can run. Physical fitness is different for all age […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Stretches for A Stiff Neck and the Serratus Anterior

Well, as I mentioned the other day I have strained my Serratus Anterior.  A muscle I knew was there but have never felt like it had been even worked let alone strained.  Then I started doing push-ups.  As I stated I was adding one push-up per day to see how many I could do.  This […]

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Mindful Walking in Nature

Edited 3/29/2021 Mindful Walking is not Fitness Walking.  It is a walking Mindfully.  What does that mean, exactly? Obviously, if you are walking you are still getting exercise.  But, Mindful Walking will not focus on the exercise but rather experiencing everything about the walk, in the moment.  If you think of who, what, where, when, […]

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Updated walking Buddy Plan

Updated 8/24/2021 Ok, so this is probably the hardest one to come up with, because this is an online Health Coaching business.  I don’t have a gym, or an office.  This Health Buddy Melissa option is the Walking Buddy Plan.    Please see the availability calendar below to see what days I am available for […]

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Sweating on Sunday: Sweatcoin Update and a New Pool

I am back from vacation, and feeling revived!  We didn’t actually go anywhere, but we did have family come visit, and did a lot of relaxing.  I love to relax, especially since it never seems to happen very often, lol.  My daughter is officially done with the homeschool year, and it was perfect time to […]

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Sweating on Sunday

So, I am going to devote Sundays to doing posts about all forms of exercise.  Since I love to walk, my first Sweating on Sunday post will be for  Sweatcoin.  This is not a paid post.  I learned about Sweatcoin a few days ago.  Basically you get paid to walk outside.  It has to be […]

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