"I move because it makes me feel alive, it charges my brain, it invigorates my senses. That's why I move."
Proud moment, shared with her son. Cynthia had just completed her first triathlon!
"Usually I go for walks and start telling myself the story. I'm imagining and ordering the story, both at once. As I tell it, I get more and more familiar with it. Then, when I sit down to write, it's almost like taking dictation."
Have you tried something new lately? What are ways you can move while trying a new physical activity? Founder and Creator of The Why I Move Project, Lisa, is doing just that - trying something new.
"I move to the music.
"I struggled with assertiveness before. Now I've toughened up and learned to own my space. I've embraced the physicality of the sport."
Watch Lisa, creator of The Why I Move Project, and learn her reason WHY she is physically active today. One great reasons WHY to move is to explore your surroundings. Whether on vacation or not, find something new in your community!
"I'm too shy in real life. But when I put my [roller derby] skates on my sassy side comes out..."
"Our 7 year old son sped past us with a giggle and shouted "Look at me, mom, look at me, dad, I am riding, I am FREE!"
"Riding (a loaner adaptive bike from You Can Ride 2) provided a fun summer and added normalcy to our lives."
"...a bike has provided my son with the opportunity for independent mobility and participation in the community."