Creating Self Contracts and Motivational Lists-Your words are powerful!

In past blogs, I’ve talked about the importance of having concrete, realistic goals to help you stay focused and motivated. I’m sure all of you keep these goals and dreams in your mind, and resurrect these thoughts as you search for motivation. But, keeping your dreams and goals alive only in your mind may not …

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It’s 3pm- do you know where your children are- and what they are eating?

As summer begins, and the structure of school fades fast, our teenagers will be free to hang with friends and have some freedom. Of course, in this day and age, we all need to know where our kids are at all times for their safety, but we realize the importance of giving our older kids …

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Kathy’s Fitness Forum

Have you been watching Kathy’s Fitness Forum on CTV-8, Hudson Local Cable TV? The Fitness Forum runs Tuesday mornings at 6am, Friday evenings at 5:30pm and Saturday mornings at 9:30am. Each show features the latest in exercise programs and fitness information. Whether you are a new exerciser or seasoned athlete, The Fitness Forum will offer …

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“No Man Is An Island”- Do we have a personal responsibility to stay healthy for the good of society?

I honestly believe that our actions affect each and every person around us. Unless you live alone on an island, this theoretically makes sense, as, on a local scale, we come into contact with hundreds of people on a daily basis. But what about the larger picture? Do we have a responsibility to society as …

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Personal Best Continues to Grow

Several exciting things are happening here at Personal Best! First, I passed my CSCS exam – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist– and am now among a select few who have this highly regarded certification. CSCS is the primary certification for personal trainers, athletic trainers and physical therapists who wish to work with high level athletes …

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Preventing Overuse Injuries from Taking Over

Overuse injuries are an all too common occurrence. They occur when a bodypart has been overexercised without adequate rest, when an exercise is performed consistently incorrectly or when the frequency and progression of exercise has been too rapid. I am currently nursing an achy shoulder, caused by incorrect posture during weeks of heavy studying. The …

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Winter Yoga Classes

Happy Holidays! While I know many of you are in the midst of the holiday frenzy, it still might be a good time to think about committing in the New Year to SLOWING down and being present. Personal Best will be restarting Saturday morning Hatha Yoga at Center Stage Dance Studio, Broad Street, Hudson, MA …

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