From Howler Monkeys to screamin' surfers in one hour. Now that's extreme biodiversity. No electricity, no phones. But more flora and fauna species per square mile than you can imagine.
A 3-minute exercise to strengthen the muscles you use to stay on your feet. To train them to react fast. So when you step onto an uneven, slippery or unstable surface that makes you to begin to lose your balance - you'll immediately regain it.
Walk the whole river trail and the complete in-town loop for a 5-hour, 11-mile Walk that burns about 1,500 calories. Way more than your breakfast tamale at the Farmers Market and a great lunch along the Way.
Even if you exercise vigorously for an hour every day, sitting for the next 8 hours significantly increases your risk of all the things you exercise to avoid. Heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity. Here's a 1-minute solution. Do it in front of the TV or computer.
When New York's Central Park freezes over, a 6-mile hike in the Devil's Garden sounds pretty good. The landscape: natural stone arches and pillars that look like the ruins of an ancient civilization. And it's 30 degrees warmer there right now.
No matter what did or didn't happen last night, let's talk about feeling good. Better every day. Energetic, comfortable. Flexible. Balanced. Strong. Feeling like you can do anything you'd like to do. Whenever you'd like to do it.
And heavy doesn't have to mean unhealthy. Improving your CardioRespiratory Fitness through exercise may be the most important health intervention available. Even if that exercise doesn't result in big weight loss.
I'm a waterfall guy. If I was a bird watcher, I'd be in heaven. As it is, I feel transported. Escorted, actually. Escorted by a pair of Scarlet Macaws on an enchanted beach hike to a spectacular waterfall. Can't just sit there on the beach when the forest is so full of wonder.
Skiing's all about balance, flexibility, strength and stamina. Just like life. This is the Way to remain upright whether or not you're on skis. A 7-minute daily routine to improve it all - right where it counts.
While it's still possible, eat one before your morning walk. At the Kona Coffee and Fruit Garden, you can get a pretty good cup of coffee with it. And walk down Lower Napoopoo Road to Kealakekua Bay to swim with the spinner dolphins spiraling in and out of the water. Just for fun.