How to Keep Working Out

How do you keep exercising when you're not a "regular exerciser"? Here are key points to keep you on track.

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

Exercise: How to Start and Stick With It

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 Exercise: How to Start and Stick With It