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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 →
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 →
Nothing to Something It's always hard to get moving when you've been inactive for a long time. Going from a few steps per day to an active lifestyle doesn't happen overnight. It will take a little buildup over time, and it doesn't have to be a huge chore to squeeze in more movement every day. In... Continue Reading →
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 →
How many times has your New Year's resolution been to exercise regularly? If you're like many of us, you lost count. What about all the springtime promises to yourself that you would be swimsuit ready by summer? These things don't work but we keep trying them over and over, expecting a different result. I don't... Continue Reading →
Work burnout is recognized by the World Health Organization as a legitimate condition that influences health. Learn what this means and what you can do.