“Anxious For Nothing”

"But This Is REAL To Me!  How Can You Say "Be Anxious For Nothing"?!? Anxiety IS Real The Bible gives multiple verses and passages in which anxiety is mentioned or addressed.  The statement "Be anxious for nothing..." is part of a larger passage in which the Apostle Paul encourages the Philippian church to do several things to help alleviate fear, [...]

Fascia Facts

Some Fun & Interesting Facts About Fascia You've heard the word "fascia" used in connection with exercise or stretching.  Maybe you practice self-myofacial release or SMR.  But what exactly is fascia and why is important to you as a competitor or casual athlete?  Let's learn some facts about fascia. What Is Fascia? From the Latin meaning "band", fascia is "a [...]

“Mind”-ing What You Eat

Learn A Few Tricks To "Mind"-ing What You Eat Losing weight can be hard work.  You lift the weights and run, bike or walk the miles but are you "mind'-ing what you eat?  Even though you watch what you eat, the weight stubbornly refuses to budge.  Maybe the problem is how you eat. "Mind"-ing What I Eat? Essentially, being aware [...]

Rewire Your Brain

Do You Feel Stuck In A Rut?  Learn To Rewire Your Brain! All month long, MissionFiT's focus has been on Neuroplasticity.  In short, the ability of your brain to rewire itself.  In much the same way traumatic brain injury patients learn to walk again, MissionFiT athletes have completed different tasks in unusual ways to demonstrate how the brain can learn [...]

“Sunshine Makes You Happy”

 "Sunshine on Your Shoulders" Does Make Your Body Happy As it turns out, John Denver wasn't just whistling Dixie.  Sunshine, or the Vitamin D it helps your body produce, makes your body happy.  That's because Vitamin D deficiency is a real health concern, but one that is easily treatable. Vitamin D Does More For Your Body The folks at Natural [...]

The Individuality of Weight Loss

Weight Loss Is As Individual As You Are! The Bible tells us that we are "fearfully & wonderfully made".  Also, that God "knit [us] together in [our] mother's womb".  In the original Hebrew, these statements mean: great reverence, heart-felt interest, and with respect (Fearfully) unique and set apart (Wonderfully) We are unique.  Individuals meant to live out our lives as [...]

Jump!

Jump Rope For A Fun Way To Stay Fit! Sure, running, biking and hiking are good ways to get in your cardio.  But do you JUMP?  Jumping rope is a quick and easy workout you can do indoors or outside.  And you only need one piece of equipment...well, aside from a good pair of shoes.  And that's a jump rope! [...]

Why Doesn’t God?

Do You Ever Ask "Why Doesn't God...?" At some point in our lives, ALL of us have asked "Why doesn't God...?" Suffering Is Not An Option.. Sometimes, we find ourselves in circumstances of our own making.  We make a decision on impulse.  Maybe the decision was thought out, the results were quite different from what we expected.  Sometimes, with the [...]

Exercise Your Brain

Make Sure You Flex ALL Your Muscles:  Exercise Your Brain! You know the importance of exercising your body.  But do you “exercise your brain?”  What can you do to ensure healthy brain function and why should you care? Flexing The Muscle Your brain is constantly moving.  Whether you’re a businessman handling a 3 million dollar deal or a wife and [...]

Is There Meaning In Grief?

Discovering Meaning In Grief & Loss Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the quote "...but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Yet, there are other things that seem to be certain in the world, too.  One of those is the grief that accompanies death.  Sometimes, the death of a loved one is [...]