Category Archives: Fitness

Fitness

Fat Burning Puzzle Piece Changing Lifestyles

What many weight watchers and/or weight loss resolution plans have in common is an annual goal to lose body fat weight. But what people lose sight of who set these goals and New Year’s Resolution… finding a daily fat burning exercise activity [they enjoy] that motivates and compliments other healthy lifestyle changes necessary to stay the course. In my opinion, there’s one piece of the weight loss puzzle that’s more important than any other lifestyle (more…)

Lose Weight Permanently through Lifestyle Change

Last Update: 5 October 2019, Staff What action plan will you implement this year to safely achieve your weight loss goal? And how will you successfully sustain the positive lifestyle change effort to see those results last long term? The most common and desired fitness goal without a doubt is weight loss. Everyone I’ve ever talked to has a desire to keep excess weight off – feel better and be of good health. But to do it (more…)

Committee Forms to Expand Recreation Opportunities in Tigard

Above: Tigard Community Recreation Committee (TCRC) [L to R]: Marland Henderson, Connie Ramaekers, Marc Woodard and Neal Brown comprise the TCRC committee.  Tigard Community Recreation Committee (TCRC) is a not for profit committee of citizens with a goal of expanding city recreation opportunities for everyone. The committee is working on a plan to raise enough money to construct a community recreation facility in Tigard — run by the YMCA. Why the YMCA? The YMCA has (more…)

Ageless MirrorAthlete Book Receives “RECOMMENDED by the US Review of Books”

Marc Woodard – Ageless MirrorAthlete Author Book Review by Donna Ford Receives RECOMMENDED by the US Review. Learn More about the Ageless MirrorAthlete at: http://www.marcwoodard.com . The book can be previewed and purchased at: Amazon and B&N and iUniverse by clicking on the banner. Not all authors receive the prestigious recommendation by the US Review of Books. We are very proud of the authors achievement. “This insightful 367-page book is about restoring imbalances so the (more…)

Ageless MirrorAthlete Pacific Book Review by Allison Walker

Learn More About Ageless MirrorAthlete book at: http://www.marcwoodard.com Title: Ageless Mirror Athlete™: Overweight and Unfit No More Author: Marc T. Woodard Publisher: iUniverse ISBN: 978-1-5320-5373-3 Genre: Health and Fitness Pages: 367. Book can be ordered on Amazon, B&N and iUniverse: Hard and soft book cover and digital copy. To view Ageless MirrorAthlete original pacific book review listed at their website [click here] Pacific Book Review, by Allison Walker, June 2019 “The weight loss industry should (more…)

Interactive and Inclusive Playgrounds Benefit Everyone

14 June 2019, Marc Woodard Tigard Parks and Recreation hosted its first Camas Festival on 27 April 2019 within Dirksen Nature Park. The major attraction for many was the camas flowers in bloom [April-May]. A big attraction was the newly constructed shelter and interactive playground for children. It has natural climbing features and chain sawed sections of repurposed logs, with storybook-like carvings masterfully crafted on them. City planners and project managers did a wonderful job (more…)

Ageless MirrorAthlete Health Literacy Message for Community

Sharing health literacy and fit healthy lifestyle knowledge isn’t just for individuals. This knowledge can also help communities reverse the obesity and related ill-health course through public-private partnerships participation – which include health literacy education and goal to obtain the monetary and public support resources necessary for expansion of city recreation opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. When partnering with K-12 school districts and other non-profits and for-profit organizations using Ageless MirrorAthlete guiding (more…)

City Recreation is the Goose Laying those Golden Eggs

It was during a 2015 NRPA (National Recreation and Parks Association) conference I attended and listened intently to key note speakers that stated in more ways than one city recreation saves lives but in different ways than police do. It will soon become obvious how city recreation is the goose capable of laying those lifesaving golden eggs within communities. Attending the Annual NRPA Conference – American Conference Center, St. Louis, MO Hard working families and (more…)