Category Archives: Body

Why tone?

Muscle tone: the resting tension in a muscle. It’s not just about buff, cut, or 6-pack abs. Tone comes from effort, preparing muscles so we are ready to respond without delay.

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A Physical Education

Active living isn’t just good for us; it’s God for us. A single daily dose and we become participants in our own re-creation!

Sweating away the ashes

The woman arrived with Lenten ashes marking her forehead.  As she sweated through her workout, the ashes smudged, diminished and finally vanished. By end of class she was washed clean. An entire Lenten journey, right there in the YMCA workout studio.

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