Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors

Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors: Here's the lowdown of metabolic syndrome criteria - how metabolic syndrome is diagnosed.

Workout Partners: Make Your Routine Stick

We all need a bit of support (or a lot) now and then. Many people know from experience, but research also shows that having a workout partner helps you maintain exercise and reach your goals. Find the Right Workout Partner Photo by bruce mars on Pexels.com Choose your workout partner wisely.  Find someone who shares … Continue reading Workout Partners: Make Your Routine Stick

Group Fitness: Make Your Routine Stick

Group fitness classes are a great way to establish an exercise routine that's fun.  It can also improve your fitness with regular attendance.  Here are some more benefits: It's Scheduled Many of us have the best of intentions, but when it comes down to it, if we have to initiate exercise, we'll say "later".  The … Continue reading Group Fitness: Make Your Routine Stick

Steps per Day: Getting Started

STARTING FROM NOTHING? You have probably read by now that a common recommendation is taking 10,000 steps per day.  Most people walk about 3,000-5,000 each day, which doesn't give us much health benefit.  With our computer-working, tv-watching, long-commuting lifestyles, we sit way too much. It's turning out to be just as hazardous for our health … Continue reading Steps per Day: Getting Started