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climb to success

When I am standing there looking at the stairs or the elevator. I have trained myself to conscientiously do a quick calculation if I have time to take the stairs. Then I evaluate if it would actually be quicker to take them. I find in 99% of the cases, the stairs are quicker and healthier. But it is...

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Exercise and Activity - A Small How-to

Make an appointment with yourself so time doesn't get away from you. And make your workouts fun! If you enjoy something, you are more likely to do it! And let's face it, we have to do in order to lose! And in this case only, I am sure we all want to be LOSERS! :)
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New Music For Exercise

Everyone already knows that music is a great way to stay motivated and continue to work towards our goals. I recently learned that I stay more motivated when I change the songs I listen to everyday. I write down the songs on my current playlist and change them up everyday before I hit the gym. I ...

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Exercises for folks with bad knees


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Exercise may be the best medicine for chronic achy knees. "Strengthening the muscles around the joint protects you from injury by decreasing stress on the knee," says Willibald Nagler, MD, chairman of rehabilitation medicine at the New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center in New Yor...

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A nice Walk

Had a really nice walk this morning with my dog. A light snow had fallen, so it was really beautiful. I could feel the fresh cold air hit my lungs with every step I took.
When there is a will, there is always a way.

It's simple: A good thirty minute walk is all you need to get the heart p...

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Don't think about it, just do it!

My secret is simple: get up and go. Don't think about it. Just get up and go.

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Track Exercise and Housework Activities Every Day to Help Keep Your Exercise Program Challenging

I find that tracking my exercise program is just as important as tracking my food intake. As with recording my food intake, I have the greatest success when I make it a point to track all of my exercise activities every day. Tracking lets me know what types of activities I am doing and how long I ...

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7 Essential Tips for Squatting Big Weights

1. Put The Bar Lower. Putting the bar lower on your upper-back engages your posterior chain more and allows you Squat more weight you can lift. Start Squatting with the bar between your traps and rear shoulder muscles instead of high on your traps. If you lack flexibility: do shoulder dislocations. ...

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30 Minutes Walking

If you want to add seven years to your lifespan, set aside 20 to 25 minutes for a daily walk. This simple habit, which can also arguably be one of the most enjoyable parts of your day, has been found to trigger an anti-aging process and even help repair old DNA.

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Working out at home

I started my lifestyle change in November 2014 after dropping from 2 jobs to 1. I could have picked a better time to start in terms of being able to get to the gym or workout outside here in the Pittsburgh area during the winter!

I adapted by using the spark app and the suggested exercise op...

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