Category Archives: Exercise and Fitness

Let’s get moving… How about a walk?

There are many benefits to walking.  By walking 30-60 minutes per day just 5-6 days per week you can: Boost your mood Improve your circulation Inhale refreshing air into your lungs Improve digestion Enhance muscle tone in your legs, abdomen, and arms Fire up your metabolism Reduce your stress Feel…

10 Fun Activities for a Mix-and-Match Fitness Plan

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How much exercise do you need? According to government guidelines, the answer is 30 minutes on most days of the week. But what does that really mean? My version of 30 minutes of exercise might be very different from yours. Fortunately, you can calculate your own fitness level by using…

10 Questions to Rate Your Fitness Class

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Once you’ve made the choice to improve your fitness, you might want to join a fitness class like aerobics. Zumba, or spinning. The first thing you should do before you start looking for a class is to make sure group exercise is right for you. The easiest way to do…

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Agility, Balance, and Mobility

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Did you know that sitting at a desk all day in a sedentary job can cause you to lose agility and mobility as much or more than aging does? If it’s getting harder for you to get up and move around or simply to get down on your knees and…

How to Beat Exercise Barriers and Track Your Success

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Despite the fact that exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health, many people still don’t exercise on a regular basis. Even minimal exercise can reduce your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Exercise can also improve your brain…

What Fitness Body Type and Personality are You?

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Did you know you’re likely to get better results from the time you spend exercising if you choose activities that match your body type and personality? Most people have one of three fitness body types and fit into one of six common fitness personalities. Do you know yours? Keep reading…

You’ll Never Guess This Inexpensive and Easy Solution to Lose Weight

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It’s that time of year—time for New Year’s resolutions and new beginnings. After weeks of overindulging on holiday feasts and treats, it’s not surprising that so many of us make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, eat healthier, and get fit. The bad news is that most of us don’t…