Author Archives: Annie Elmer

Happy New Year! Women’s MeetUp Activities

Want to meet other women who enjoy going for walks and hikes?  Then join my MeetUp group Get Out & Play! I’ve created events with varying degrees of difficulty so if you’re not sure which one is best for you, … Continue reading

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MeetUp Get Out & Play!

Want to meet other women who enjoy going for walks and hikes?  Then join my MeetUp group Get Out & Play! I’ve created events with varying degrees of difficulty so if you’re not sure which one is best for you, … Continue reading

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Bicycling – proper inflation of your tires

It’s important to have the proper amount of air in your bike’s tires.  Penn Cycle has written a great article about it:  http://penncycle.com/how-to/two-minute-pump-up-pg279.htm : Inflate your tires before every ride for more fun The easiest way to keep your bicycle running … Continue reading

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Benefits of Resistance and Cardiovascular Training

Here are the benefits of strength training and cardiovascular training to help inspire you to get moving if you’re not currently active and to reinforce what you’re doing if you are active! Benefits of Resistance Training Increases metabolic rate – … Continue reading

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March and April MeetUp Get Out & Play Events

Want to go for a walk but don’t want to go alone?  Then join my MeetUp group Get Out & Play and join us for one of our walks or hikes!  This group is for women who want to have … Continue reading

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MeetUp Get Out & Play Events – even Snow Golf!

Snow golfing today was a blast! Want to walk, hike or play snow golf but don’t want to go alone?  Then join my MeetUp group Get Out & Play and join us for one of our walks or hikes! To … Continue reading

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January Walks for Women!

Want to walk or hike outdoors but don’t want to go alone?  Then join my MeetUp group Get Out & Play and join us for one of our walks or hikes! To join, go to:  http://www.meetup.com/Get-Out-Play/, create a free profile … Continue reading

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WHAT TO WEAR DURING COLD WEATHER ACTIVITIES: IT’S ALL ABOUT LAYERING!

Getting ready to play outdoors but not sure what to wear?  Here are some tips: Next to your Skin: Wear a base layer which will wick sweat away from your body to keep your skin dry. Long underwear pieces made … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY FOOD CHOICES

  A few years ago, I caught myself thinking I hadn’t eaten enough special treats for the holidays.  Then it occurred to me that I wasn’t hungry; it just felt like it was the thing to do.  So I sat … Continue reading

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FALL IS A GREAT TIME TO GET ACTIVE!

It’s fall in Minnesota!  The leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter and we’re starting to prepare more comfort foods for hibernation. This is a great time to get active and get a routine before all of the holiday … Continue reading

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