Born To Move

By Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager

If you are reading this article, you are alive. If you are alive, therefore you were born … on your birthday to be exact.  (Insert your own “NO DUH” expression here) … and because you were born, you were born to move! That’s right; no matter your height, weight, flexibility, mobility, or athletic ability you were placed on this earth with the intention to walk, run, ride, jump, dance, kick, skip, hike, slide, swing, and more. Continue reading “Born To Move”

Healthy for Life

By Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager

What is a “lifetime sport” anyway? Well, simply put, it is an activity or sport that you can do for your entire life. Finding a sport you enjoy playing is the key to longevity. You are much more likely to invest time and money into a pastime if you are having a blast while doing it. As we progress into our sixties and beyond, staying healthy and fit becomes more important and more challenging. While improved health and fitness – not to mention looking and feeling great – are great incentives for starting an exercise program, they are usually weak motivators over the long haul. If you choose sporting activities where the goals include having fun, learning a new skill, improving performance, and meeting new people, the byproducts of health and fitness are sure to come! Continue reading “Healthy for Life”