The Every Body Matters Fitness Program is a simple, effective and engaging approach to help people exercise and get their deeper spiritual needs met. The program facilitates thoughtful instruction and conversation with user-defined fitness activities. Access all of the Every Body Matters ONLINE resources for a wide range of support tools and networking as you do the Every Body Matters Fitness Program.
By Paul Batz
My friends have been asking me, “So how are you doing with that resolution?” The answer, 5 months later, is that I’ve learned that ‘stewardship’ is contagious. God gave me inspiration through golfer Steve Blexrud. Fitness mentors are all around. Find your inspiration today and turn your resolve into stewardship.
In the heart of downtown Columbus, Ohio you would expect to find a really cool gym with 24-hour access and top-notch trainers. Gyms in major cities are successful when they do all the right things to cater to the needs and expectations of a demanding urban clientele. So, when a big part of that success story includes meeting the spiritual needs of members we wanted to give Faith & Fitness Magazine readers a closer look.
Hiking, biking and fishing are Alaskan adventures you’ll enjoy in this, one of 5 fitness adventures featured in our 2012 Summer Vacation Planning Guide. Explore all 5. Then, get outdoors and take your faith and fitness to new levels.
Learning to Stand-up paddleboard in Malibu is one of 5 fitness adventures featured in our 2012 Summer Vacation Planning Guide. Explore all 5. Then, get outdoors and take your faith and fitness to new levels.
Learning to surf in Florida is one of 5 fitness adventures featured in our 2012 Summer Vacation Planning Guide. Explore all 5. Then, get outdoors and take your faith and fitness to new levels.
Hiking the Jesus Trail is one of 5 fitness adventures featured in our 2012 Summer Vacation Planning Guide. Explore all 5. Then, get outdoors and take your faith and fitness to new levels.
By Matt Evans, Executive Editor, Shout! Outdoor Lifestyle Magazine
Among the sea of treadmills, stair-steppers, and stationary pedal bikes, I search the bank of TV screens for some inspiration. What can I do outside this sweaty gym? It’s time to make your summer travel plans. This year make it a true fitness adventure. I’ve compiled 5 great destinations that will have you wanting to get outdoors and get fit.
The chapter summaries and primary concepts outlined in this section help organize reading the book Every Body Matters, bring focus to conversations in the Every Body Matters Fitness Program and support reflection in your personal journaling. ACCESS ALL OF THE EVERY BODY MATTERS ONLINE RESOURCES.
By Miya Miles

Diet and exercise should be all you need to lose weight. Right? I tried and it wasn’t working. Then my doctor suggested something more drastic. With the risk of diabetes looming I had a tough decision to make and I wasn’t certain what choice was right. I was however confident of two things: I wanted to gain a healthier life and I knew God would guide me.

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