Being more physically active is one of the best things you can do for your health, and it doesn’t have to be hard or involve the gym.Read More
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Follow These Common-Sense Safety Tips to Start and Stay Fit for a Lifetime!Read More
Beginning a new exercise routine can be a daunting task. You find yourself asking,
Where do I start?
What type of exercise is most important?
How do I make sure I’m getting the most benefit out of what I am doing?
The relationship between exercise and digestion is always tricky—they cannot happen at the same time, yet they can assist one another in everyday function. For the active individual, it is a delicate dance between energy intake and energy expenditure, which ultimately affects how we feel. If you’ve ever worked out on a full stomach, you know what I mean, and you likely avoided making that mistake again! You see, the majority of your blood flows to the muscles and away from the digestive tract when you exercise, temporarily halting digestion.Read More
Do you ever exercise, because you can't sleep? Or do you decide not to exercise, because you are afraid it will leave you sleepless? Or better yet, do you decide not to get up early to exercise, because you had a terrible night's sleep and need your extra zzzz's?Read More
Do you want to see a Sample Workout Plan for this week?Read More
Learn the health benefits of a walking program.
Do you know how many steps you take a day? I do. I wear an activity tracker that monitors my movement. It's a great reminder to get up and move when I've been sitting way too long. It also helps me to set a goal to move more each week.Read More
Winter fitness fun!
There's something about Winter that tricks the mind into NOT wanting to work out. Especially if you live in a colder climate. Maybe it's the effort to get out of bed on a cold morning vs. staying under the covers. Or maybe all that comfort food you've been enjoying has weighed you down. Or perhaps a bit of both. We can do this!! You can burn extra calories in the cold, walking in the snow, skiing, snow shoeing, sledding, shoveling and ice skating.Read More