2019 Toyota RAV4: The Adventuring Family Ride

I had an amazing time in Carmel Valley, CA with Fit Fathers and Automotive Rhythms exploring the attributes of the 5th generation 2019 Toyota RAV4 while enjoying wilderness activities such as trail running and meditating with Mother Nature from the exquisite grounds of Carmel Valley Ranch. Representing as Toyota’s best seller, the CUV’s edgier exterior styling is pretty prolific while featuring a new grille, higher clearance, wider body, Dynamic Torque Vectoring, panoramic moonroof and much more. Inside you’ll find added legroom, unique trim highlights, soft touch materials, Verizon WiFi connectivity and an upgraded JBL premium 11-speaker, 800-watt audio system with Clari-Fi sound restoration technology and A-pillar horn tweeters. [Read more…]

Choosing a Sport & Getting Started

nike-lunarglide-3-citypack-berlin-1After seventeen years of training as a distance runner, we still dislike the word “exercise.” It’s like bad-tasting cough syrup, conjuring up images of dreary hours on a Stairmaster at the gym. The wonderful thing about sport is the variety of activities to choose from: running, dancing, swimming, cycling, basketball, tennis, mountaineering and kayaking to name a few. Whether it is summer or winter and no matter the person’s age, gender or background there is a sport that will make him or her happy.

Happiness is the key to success in any endeavor. When an activity is pleasurable working hard seems a lot more like play. Getting up before dawn to exercise is more appealing if the activity is a reward in itself. The body is an amazing machine. Start moving and it will respond with increasing levels of fitness, move towards a healthy weight and increase your energy and stamina. But remember that none of this happens overnight. Have realistic expectations and be patient. [Read more…]