Catherine Aisner

Now that the holidays are over …

If you’re like most people, you made some New Year’s resolutions. Here are some common ones: This year, I’m going to lose this extra weight; stop smoking; be nicer to my spouse; spend more time with my kids; get out of debt; get more exercise, etc. If you’re like most people, the resolution falls away […]

Try living life to the fullest

I admit I’m of that age that I found myself recently calculating how much of my life was already behind me and how much is hopefully still ahead. When I was young, I had this terrible fear that I would die young and miss out on important experiences and milestones. Let’s just say I no […]

Yoga has come a long way

Remember the song “Escape” by Rupert Holmes with the classic line “if you’re not into yoga” and also performed by Jimmy Buffett? My how times have changed since 1979. Back then, yoga was still considered by many to be “weird” and on the fringes. Now, yoga is everywhere — and for good reason. Yoga’s popularity […]

Exercise is important for good brain health

I read an article the other day and this quote by Daniel Amen MD really caught my attention: “There are 140 studies indicating that as your weight goes up, the size and function of your brain goes down. Given that two-thirds of us are overweight, it’s the biggest brain drain in the history of our […]

Inspiration at Anytime Fitness Cameron Park

Mary Ann’s story As Anytime Fitness in Cameron Parks celebrates two years of helping people get and stay fit, be healthier and feel better, I find myself touched by the personal stories of some of our terrific members. As an example, I’d like to share Mary Ann’s story with you. Mary Ann Harper, 73, was enjoying […]

Good to keep moving after 50

Personally, I’m glad to be on the far side of 50. Less drama and uncertainty, more confidence and taking things in stride; more patience both with life and with other people. I like to think I’ve also gained more wisdom and skills. I do miss the energy, stamina and strength that I had on the […]

Fitness Matters: Expert answers to your health and wellness questions

Question: I know water is great for my health and hydration, but I get really tired of drinking it all the time. Are there any other healthy alternatives that will allow me to hydrate just as well? Answer: Water is optimal for quenching your thirst and it’s important for many bodily functions, but many people […]

Anytime Fitness announces grand opening in Cameron Park

Anytime Fitness Cameron Park, part of the world’s largest and fastest growing 24-hour co-ed fitness franchise, is having its Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be prizes and drawings throughout the day. The Grand Prize is a free one-year membership to Anytime Fitness Cameron Park. Other […]

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