Post Tagged with: "fitness"

by / on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm / in Wellness

Get Your Garden On

When it comes to growing and gardening many seem to think they lack that certain something to be good with plants or that they need a sprawling property to cultivate a garden. Please throw those misconceptions aside. A sunlit windowsill, balcony, patio, porch, or yard can all help you bring some life and healthy goodness into your world, improve your […]

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by / on May 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm / in Health

Stress Less and Start Living: The Sleep-Stress Cycle, Part 4

Did you know you should be getting seven to nine hours of quality sleep each night for optimal health? Yet 35.2% of American adults aren’t getting enough sleep and 33% report symptoms of insomnia – difficulty falling or staying asleep – every night. And that’s on a good day! With us all cooped up and restless due to the pandemic, […]

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by / on March 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm / in Health

Making the Most of Your Time… at a Distance

The idea of social distancing is quickly becoming our new normal. With the recent spread of COVID-19 public health officials agree that we should all limit our contact with people and avoid group gatherings until further notice. So how will you spend your time? Here are 7 ways to start: Stay connected: A great conversation goes a long way. Your mental […]

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by / on February 1, 2020 at 10:58 am / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Year in Review

This is the last installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. Last year I began with a hopeful resolution and a plan of action, which has come full circle. If you’ve been following along, you know I have type 1 diabetes and started the previous year with a penchant for chocolate and lack […]

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by / on January 10, 2020 at 8:54 am / in Wellness

Connecting with Your Journey: Part 3 of a Series on a Life Well Lived

This is the 3rd installment in a 3-part series by Samantha Morris, VP Digital Marketing I’m a firm believer in two things when it comes to wellness: motion creates emotion and people are meant to be with people. Being a fitness instructor brings both together for me, which is why fitness has a special place in my heart. Understandably my perspective is […]

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by / on February 17, 2019 at 11:56 am / in Lifestyle

Across That Line

Only a certain few dare to ask themselves whether they can accomplish the ultimate of both physical and mental challenges, and for three daring individuals, the answer was “yes”. One small but deliberate word united them on a crisp fall, New York morning where they stood together, amidst 52,000 others, on the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge at the starting line of […]

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by / on February 8, 2019 at 9:52 am / in Lifestyle

Lou Yerxa – Maximum Vitality Part 2

In 2018, 59-year-old grandmother, Lou Yerxa, placed second in the Grandmaster Women’s Bikini category (for women 45 and older) at the 2018 GNC Allmax IFBB Pro Flex Lewis Canadian Classic competition in Moncton, New Brunswick.  In the second of our two-part series, we look at Lou’s workout and read her final thoughts on elite-level body building. THE WORKOUT In preparation […]

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by / on February 6, 2019 at 4:23 pm / in Lifestyle

Lou Yerxa – Maximum Vitality Part 1

THE COMPETITION The Canadian Physique Alliance (CPA) is a group of amateur athletes who compete in bodybuilding, physique, figure, fitness, and bikini categories. On June 16th of last year, they held the 2018 GNC Allmax IFBB Pro Flex Lewis Canadian Classic competition in Moncton, New Brunswick, featuring men’s and women’s competitions in more than 30 categories. Lou Yerxa, a 59-year-old […]

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by / on March 31, 2016 at 9:36 am / in Events

Spring Into Wellness Webinar with Dr. Gregg Baron

We tend to make our health-related resolutions at New Year’s, but spring is a time for a brand new beginning. If your health and wellness resolutions have melted right along with the winter snow, have a listen to our Spring into Wellness webinar with special guest speaker and Focus On Good Health contributor, Dr. Gregg Baron. This is the best time […]

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by / on March 15, 2016 at 1:01 pm / in Events

Introducing Focus on Good Health Webinar Series

At EXIT Realty, we believe that health and wellness are the keys to a better quality of life and pave the way for our Associates to be more productive real estate agents. To that end, our Focus on Good Health initiative was created to offer tips and tools promoting wellness at work and home. Our Focus on Good Health blog […]

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