Fitness and Exercise



5 Tips to Psych Yourself Up for Exercise

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Fitness and Exercise | 0 comments

5 Tips to Psych Yourself Up for Exercise

Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Park at the back of the mall parking lot and walk. Get off one bus stop away from your final destination and walk the rest. All good ideas—and ones you’ve probably heard countless times. Being active in your daily routine is important, but spring is here, so after getting the okay from your doctor, let’s take your exercise program up a notch! Try these tips to keep your fitness motivation high while you lose weight. 1. Take advantage of Daylight Savings Time. You get a whole extra hour of daylight now,...

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Tips to Make Time for Exercise

Posted by on Jan 26, 2013 in Fitness and Exercise | 0 comments

Tips to Make Time for Exercise

With the New Year already here, you might be thinking about your resolutions. You’ve made the commitment to your medical weight loss program, but perhaps you’re ready to think about adding an exercise regimen. Of course, the typical reaction to that thought is “How am I ever going to find time?! You’re not alone in these thoughts. Juggling work, family, home, and a social life makes exercising consistently a challenge. It can be done, though, and—more importantly—it should be done. To help you, we’ve gathered some advice from busy working...

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Olympic Inspired Weight Loss Sports Activities

Posted by on Oct 27, 2012 in Fitness and Exercise | 0 comments

Olympic Inspired Weight Loss Sports Activities

Have the super fit athletes of the 2012 London Games inspired you to get moving? You don’t have to be an Olympic athlete to add an Olympic sport to your fitness regime! Swimming Follow in the footsteps of Michael Phelps and head for the pool. Swimming is low impact, taking the pressure off your joints while working practically all of the muscles in the body. Depending on your weight and exertion level, 30 minutes of swimming can help you burn up to 215-765 calories. For courses and information visit usaswimming.org/ Cycling Suitable for any...

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