We’ve heard that sitting is the new smoking. Well, it turns out that, in the long run, too much standing isn’t all that great for us either. In fact, long-term effects of standing are back problems and muscle damage. Why Exercise Your Feet? [tweet_box...read more
What does it take to really achieve something? How can we reach a goal that we want to accomplish? How do we go from saying we want something, to following through? Our first mistake, usually, is we make too many goals at once. Following that, our second...read more
What do you need to be more excited about your life? How would you design a happy moment? Perhaps you remember this episode of the Mary Tyler Moore show: Mary said (glumly, in distress), “I need a change. Every day, I get up in the morning, I go to work, I do...read more
What do you mean by this statement? “I don’t like exercising.” Frequently it means: “I don’t enjoy the particular type of exercise I think I have to do.”
Well, for one thing, if you don’t like lifting weights in a gym, don’t do it. Alternatively, if you don’t like running, don’t do that. In fact, don’t settle for the elliptical machine if you think it’s a snooze.
It takes creative strategies to stay fit on vacation. To begin with, we are creatures of habit. For example, we have a regular routine (wake up, eat meals, work out, go to sleep at the same times). With this in mind, most of us occasionally leave the comfort of our...read more
Are you recovering from, or trying to avoid surgery?, Looking to manage your weight? Want strength or endurance training? Want to have fun, and relax? Well, a water-base exercise program will probably help.
Vertical, water-based exercise (Dancing, jumping, kicking, running) offers multiple benefits for any fitness level. Plus, you do it with a lot less impact.
These 7 myths, followed by the myth-busters will help you make smart choices about working out. Equally important you will find practical ways to meet your fitness objectives. These 7 myths will help you make smart choices...read more
It’s time to take a stand! Get on your feet! All things considered, everyone, whether active or sedentary, old or young, can benefit from standing more. In fact, sitting has been called the “new smoking.” Sitting has been...read more
In our diet-obsessed, food-abundant culture, eating is often guilt-inducing. Additionally, we receive general of “follow a healthy lifestyle.” And you know, this means exercise, and watch what you eat. However, this suggestion isn’t terribly helpful, if you’ve been unsuccessful at doing that for years.read more
Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what you need. Remember, it’s okay to put yourself first, because no one else will. In fact, if you’re not clear on what your purpose in life is, you’re in good company. Frequently most people are in the same boat.read more
How much do you think about stability, coordination, and agility fitness?
Notably, most people don’t think about stability (or balance) until they fall, or injure themselves. Significantly, balance training is important for everyone, at every age, from athletes to casual exercisers.
Self-care is a peculiar, mysterious concept for a lot of us. For one thing, you may feel selfish putting yourself first. Paradoxically, you gain with greater accomplishments. In the final analysis, taking care of ourselves is important to remain fully alive and healthy.read more