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Changing Exercise Focus for 40+
We are aging and physical fitness becomes more about maintaining good health and warding off disease. This is not a negative time in your life but rather a time for adventure as we learn to change our exercise perspectives.
Counting Steps for Exercise
How many of you have tried counting steps for exercise? The basic idea is to count your steps, using a pedometer, and reaching a daily goal of 10,000 steps which is suggested to equal 5 miles. The American Heart Association uses this activity as a guideline to improve your health and longevity.
CrossFit High Power Exercise Program
CrossFit is a popular high intensity exercise program. This workout includes a large number of repetitions and heavy weights done quickly, as part of the Workout of the day. Other activities such as running, rowing, and gymnastics add to the intensity.
Develop Confidence at the Gym
Develop Confidence at the gym and enjoy your workouts more. Do you feel out of place in your exercise class or in the gym? You are not alone. Here are some ideas to help you increase your gym confidence and life confidence as well.
Ease Back after an Exercise Break
Are you ready to begin exercising again after a break? No matter how much you want to jump right back in there you will be glad if you ease back slowly. Here are some tips to help you get started, slow and safe.
Easy Exercise to Relieve Knee Pain
The knee is the most complex joint in the body and the most likely joint to become injured and painful. Here are some easy exercises to relieve knee pain.
Easy Exercises to Improve Your Balance
More falls happen to people who are 40+. Statistics show that as we age we are likely to take a fall. Performing these balancing exercises can help you decrease your risk of falling.
Ebook Release - Exercise Basics
Exercise doesn’t always come easy. We don’t know what to do, how to start, or what are the most important guidelines to follow. In my new Ebook, “Exercise Basics” these questions are answered and much more.
Encouraging Tips for Holiday Fitness
Here are some encouraging tips for holiday fitness. Carve out a few minutes each day to exercise by having a flexible schedule and an open mind. Try these ideas on how to be creative and encourage fitness during the holiday season.
Exercise Helps Ease Seasonal Affective Disorder
December is National Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Awareness Month. Experiencing SAD is frustrating and it is hard to be motivated to exercise. However, studies show that exercise is one way to help you endure the symptoms of SAD. Here are some ideas that may help you.
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