A Simple Exercise to Improve Your Posture

Question: Do you sit at a desk for hours at a time? Drive a lot? Feel like you slouch? It may be affecting your posture (and mood). Answer: There is a simple and effective exercise that you can do to train yourself for better posture. This exercise is great for maintaining the natural “S” curve … Read More

The Benefits of Deep Breathing

There’s a lot of talk these days about the benefits of deep breathing. The conversation is not new. Breathing techniques have been advocated for centuries, especially by ancient religious masters. Scientific studies show that controlled breathing can reduce stress, increase mental focus and enhance immune function. There are a variety of descriptions for breathing practices, … Read More

Trend Watch – Forest Bathing

Can exposure to forests and greenery reduce stress and strengthen Immunity? “Shinrin-yoku” or Forest Bathing” has become an increasingly popular way for people in Japan to relax and get healthy. Shrnrin-yoko is basically a relaxed stroll through the forest and it is thought of as natural aromatherapy. Since 2004, researchers in Japan have been studying … Read More

The Rendezvous Trailside Wellness (RTW) Program isn’t only about inspiration: it’s also about results.

The RTW program: • Changes body composition, so that you lose fat and increase muscle and become leaner and lighter • Enhances cognitive function, increasing mental focus and performance • Increases energy level, balances hormones and neurotransmitters, and enables greater emotional equilibrium • Significantly increases self confidence, positive body image, and motivation level • Strengthens … Read More

How to Prevent Outdoor Fitness Injuries

The Bad News: Injuries can happen. Aches, muscle fatigue and soreness are part of life for active people and those involved in athletic endeavors. The Good News: Most injuries are preventable, and are often a result of overtraining and repetitive stress. Overtraining Overtraining symptoms bear much resemblance to chronic fatigue syndrome; body aches, tiredness and … Read More

Reduce Stress in the Great Outdoors

Have you ever noticed after a couple of days of rain or snow people on the street seem to be less stressed — smiling more, interacting more, and making eye contact. What is it about being outdoors—especially on a nice day? There’s Power Out There! Mounting research shows the profound effect that fresh air, plants, … Read More

For Better Health Expose Yourself to Nature

Here at Rendezvous we love to talk about the wonder and health benefits of the great outdoors. During the pandemic studies show it’s even more important to spend time outside for physical and mental health. Over the past year we’ve all been sheltering in place and the time inside has only compounded with winter weather. … Read More

Health and Fitness Defined

When contemplating health and fitness, most of us think about the physical part and the aesthetics of it—the body beautiful. According to the World Health Organization, health has three main components: 1) physical health is the absence of illness and disease, with the added component of wellness; 2) psychological health involves the ability to process … Read More

Staying Covid-safe on the slopes—What you can do

The act of skiing and boarding keeps people naturally distanced, yet, there are situations when you’ll want to take extra precautions. While most resorts are requiring reservations to ensure lower volumes of skiers and boarders on the mountain, there may still be clogging in lift lines, lodges and food spots. Keep practicing the three W’s(!): … Read More

Boosting Immunity with Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat soluble nutrient that has been used for good health and protection against respiratory infections for over eighty years. Recent studies suggest that vitamin D supplementation may have a protective effect against viruses and COVID-19. The studies show that coronavirus patients who are vitamin D deficient are more likely to suffer … Read More

National Healthy Skin Month

November is National Healthy Skin Month and a good time to assess the condition of your skin. As the seasons change, so does your skin. Here are skin care tips from the American Academy of Dermatology. Know your skin type. Select products formulated for your type of skin: • Sensitive—some formulations may burn or sting … Read More

The Best Thing You Can Do to Cope with Pandemic Fatigue

As we continue living with the pandemic and head into the colder months of fall and winter, it’s more important than ever to stay active for our health and wellbeing. That’s because there is strong evidence that shows physical activity reduces the risk of many diseases and even depression. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated … Read More

What is Motivation and How Do You Get it?

In talking to friends lately, there’s a lot of talk about motivation, or a lack thereof. It’s not surprising. Especially during this time of COVID 19 and the pandemic. What’s surprising is collectively they shared symptoms of mild to severe stress, with lack of interest in work, exercise, eating well, and being social. Pandemic Fatigue … Read More

Over Training and the “Terrible Toos”

It’s great to be motivated to exercise and train for a sport or to lose weight. Often times, when we begin to see progress in the direction of a goal it can be too tempting to add a little more to the schedule, or go a little harder. The problem is, this type of thinking … Read More

Do you live in a city or wildfire prone area?

Should you be worried about breathing dirty air? Air quality is a concern for everyone. Exercising outdoors in some area may put people at a greater risk for complications from exposure to ozone and smoke filled air than for those who do not. Ozone is pollution formed from the emissions of cars and trucks, wood … Read More

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No matter where you decide to live at Rendezvous, there will always be plenty of open space to stretch out and breathe.

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