exercise http://ripr.org en Running In Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/running-rhode-island <p>A quick follow up to my "<a href="http://ripr.org/post/my-first-5k">first 5K</a>" post: I finished! Now, here's some fun watching, listening, and a few resources about running in Rhode Island.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:38:46 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24254 at http://ripr.org My First 5K http://ripr.org/post/my-first-5k <p>I'd like to share a personal experience, about getting back into an exercise routine after giving birth this past July. In a word, it's been tough.</p><p>Add to that recovering from an unexpected C-section, less time to myself, and no budget for a gym membership, and I've got some pretty good reasons to procrastinate. But there are many more reasons to exercise than not to exercise, and we seem to hear about more by the day. Check out some great reasons <a href="http://health.nih.gov/search_results.aspx?terms=obesity">here</a>.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:03:05 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24159 at http://ripr.org Gallup poll: healthy habits take a hit after the storm http://ripr.org/post/gallup-poll-healthy-habits-take-hit-after-storm <p>News from the Gallup Wellbeing poll: <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/160364/healthy-behaviors-fall-areas-hit-superstorm-sandy.aspx?utm_source=tagrss&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=syndication">healthy behaviors declined </a>after Superstorm Sandy in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, the hardest hit states.</p><p>The survey found residents less likely to be getting 30 minutes of regular exercise, and less likely to be eating healthy food. Why?</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:19:04 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 10031 at http://ripr.org