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Practical and down to earth: how to combine a busy lifestyle with a healthy lifestyle.. while having FUN

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The HUNGER Games

Should we ’embrace hunger’ to meet our fitness goals?

(is that really a question?)
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WINTER IS COMING… (starting this weekend)


How to ‘survive winter’. Saving wintertime and energy: it’s all about your hormones,  immune system, thermostat, food, exercise, sleep and (sun)light.

 

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Running to walking sticks

10412933633_3f3b3fc0d3_zA lot of my colleagues run. I keep seeing running statuses of some friends on facebook. Some of them do marathons. My students are picking up on the reoccurring hype too. The municipality of my city is targeting the youth nowadays to join in with the (highly sponsored) city-run.

I should be happy. It’s great how people grow enthusiastic in any field of sports. And I want my students to exercise, live healthy.

But I’m not sure about running.  I’ve learnt running isn’t all it’s cracked up to be and I have toned down on it. I love running but not how it tends to turn me into a ‘Corpse Bride’ and how it will make me use a walking stick in 20 years or so.

So I’m not going to stimulate my students to jog or run. Not without informing and advising them thoroughly.

A bit like what I trying to do here now..

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