Move it Monday: Tune in to Tone Up

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From our friends at MondayCampaigns.org:

Even when we can’t get moving in the company of others, we can still exercise “together.” Numerous services exist that can bring your favorite fitness class — HIIT, spin, yoga, Zumba, kickboxing, dance — to your computer monitor, television screen, or smart phone. Many of them offer their tutorials, videos, and guided workouts at no cost or as part of a free trials, while others might require a monthly fee.

And we’ve got a list of them  below. Use this Monday to reconnect with your old workout buddies, join a new fitness family, or experiment with some different types of exercise — Zoom dance party anyone?
Click here for our favorite online group fitness classes.

Why not support a local business?

  • Decatur Healing Arts offers online streaming classes in Yoga, Qi Gong and more.
  • Body & Brain Yoga has a variety of classes.
  • Check out a barre class in the comfort of your home at Pure Barre Decatur.
  • FitWit offers online coaching and online fitness for children.
  • Rosalie at To the Beat Fitness offers free classes for seniors: Online Zumba Gold and Senior Fitness. There are other classes as well that you can pay for. She even offers an online Zumba Kids birthday party.

Let us know if you hear of others.

#stayactivedecatur

Move It Monday: Fun Family Fitness

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From our friends at #MoveItMonday

The sound of the wind rustling through branches, the sight of moss crawling over tree stumps, the sweet smell of fallen leaves after a fresh rain: There’s magic in the woods… but you’ve got to go find it.

Make this Move it Monday an afternoon of exploration with a family nature walk and scavenger hunt through the forest, public park, or even your backyard. Children of all ages are drawn to the adventure and endless intrigue of the outdoors, but incorporating a scavenger hunt will keep them moving and engaged (and well behaved).
Don’t know where to start? Click here.

Move It Monday: Weekend Walks

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From our friends at #MoveItMonday!

Walking isn’t just a weekday activity. Weekends are a great time to go for a walk. For starters, you don’t have things like work and picking up / dropping off the kids consuming huge chunks of your day.

You also have the time to go for a walk at location that isn’t near your home or office.

See our ideas for a weekend walk.

Move It Monday: Reach for Better Posture

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Good posture helps you maintain correct form while exercising, which results in fewer injuries and greater gains! Working on balance can strengthen your abilities in tennis, golf, running, dancing, skiing, walking – and just about any other sport or activity. The good news: You can improve your posture with a few simple exercises.

Read more about the benefits of improving your posture and some tips on how to do so here.

Move It Monday: The Monday Mile

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The Monday Mile is a fun way to jump-start your week with a healthy dose of physical activity. Walk, jog or run the Monday Mile with friends, family and co-workers, and enjoy positive health benefits while socializing with others and making a commitment to stay fit throughout the week.

For information about running and walking in Decatur visit http://www.decaturga.com/activeliving.

Healthy Monday: “Checkout” Your Abs

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As we move about our lives we often find ourselves spending time waiting in lines. Use this downtime to do a mini ab workout to strengthen your core! Check out these simple exercises to stay active throughout the day.

Move It Monday: Sneak in a Little Exercise

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Too busy to exercise? Studies show that short bouts of exercise several times a day can help you fulfill, and even go beyond the federal guidelines for physical activity. Read more information  at http://www.moveitmonday.org/short-bouts-exercise/

 

 

Move It Monday: Free Workouts at Home

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You may also just want to take walk. Come by Decatur Recreation Center and walk or run on our elevated track. It’s free too!

For more information visit http://www.moveitmonday.org/8-cheap-ways-exercise/

 

 

 

 

Enjoy a FREE Pure Barre Class on the Square!

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Pure Barre Decatur is celebrating their 1 Year Anniversary on Saturday, May 14 with a FREE community class on the Decatur Square.

The class will be from 10 – 11 a.m. followed by a “block party” until noon. Participants will enjoy retail discounts, refreshments and giveaways!

Register for the community class here.

 

Celebrate World Tai Chi-Qigong Day on Saturday

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