Don’t be afraid of being a newbie to Yoga. At 59, I started practicing consistently and sometimes modify poses to suit my ability, but flexibility improves with practice. There’s always room for improvement, and growth is one of the many benefits of practice.
Joy is the best motivation. Our senior dog, Lassie, becomes so excited for walks she usually takes the lead. We adjust her diet for optimum health. Ask your veterinarian about dietary needs for your senior dog.
When our senior dog had side effects from medication, we decided to manage her arthritis with a prescription diet instead of medication. Now, Lassie is back in the lead on the walks she loves so much. Ask your veterinarian if there is a special diet to help manage your dog’s health and medical conditions.
Exercise and diet help maintain a healthy body weight to manage, control, or prevent some diseases in our dogs. And, as a bonus for fun and healthy exercise, dog walkers are more likely to reach accepted standards of physical activity of 150 minutes per week. Good news for dog owners from a Michigan study.
Our golden girl, Lassie, loves to take the lead on weekend adventures. Diet and exercise are important to a wellness plan for senior dogs, too. Many canine diseases can be managed or prevented with special or prescription diets. Ask your veterinarian about dietary management and concerns for your dog’s age and medical history.
Meet Lassie (L), our golden girl, and Abilene (R), our encouraging exercise companions. Our girls love a weekend getaway in nature. Healthy fun for all.
According to a study, people who own and walk dogs are 34% more likely to get enough exercise. Exercise and healthy weight matters for dogs, too. Enjoy exercise with dogs.
I make homemade soup from fresh or frozen vegetables and enjoy healthy lunches all week after my yoga class. Studies show we should avoid processed food which is often high in sugar and fat. Nutrient dense vegetables are packed with vitamins and minerals. I add fresh cooked carrots to cooked broccoli and dilute the vegetables… Continue reading Working towards eating the colors of the Rainbow–lunch. #Healthyeating, #Freshfood
Choose seasonal fresh vegetables to make your favorite soups. I make a different soup each week and enjoy a nutritious lunch after Yoga class. I make butternut squash soup with 2% milk and chicken broth for a lighter version of this delicious classic.
Perhaps our human minds wander when we hike, but our dogs are fully present. Yoga teaches us to breathe, focus, and be in the moment, too. Enjoy your exercise with dogs.