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I don't like exercise that much

I don't like to exercise because I fear failure, that being said I picked 2 ten minute challenges per day, because hey I can handle ten minutes and surprisingly it motivates me to add in a few others when I'm doing nothing. When I have to modify a move to make it work for my now body and its health ...

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How to warm up and cool down with exercise

“Warming up and cooling down are good for your exercise performance — you’ll do better, faster, stronger — and for your heart since the increased work on the heart ‘steps up’ with exercise,” said Richard Stein, M.D., professor of cardiology in the Department of Medicine at New York University and co...

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Get Fit with Exercise Snacking

Get Fit with Exercise Snacking
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Have you heard the latest? Snacking is good for you. Not food snacking—exercise snacking. Researchers in New Zealand recently conducted a study ...

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Motivation to Exercise

Make it a point to get exercise every day. How, you need to have discipline, self-talk, and lots of motivation. What is your motivator? Mine is being able to fit into my clothes and look good in them. You have to do it for you and not for others. Otherwise you will not be successful. Find a workou...

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Do It Early In the Day

Before retiring one needs to get in a mindset for the morning. Prepare everything you need for the morning workout the night before. Lay out your outfit, water bottle, shoes, pedometer and music headphones (if any) right where you see them when you wake up. Whether it is a bunch of intervals, a shor...

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I have what I need

After reconnecting with exercise, I learned that for me, gyms are not the solution. I go nuts thinking I have to work out hard and fast and strong. I forget to do things like warm up and cool down. What I learned recently is that my best form of exercise is walking. I love walking! Mix in a little d...

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A 30 Min walk is just fine

Now that I am getting older and still extremely busy, I aim for a simple 30 min walk around the block each morning before taking kids to school and going to work.

When I first started, I tried the gung ho way and was walking 90 min when I would get home from work. After several weeks, I fel...

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Exercise Snacking - Snack-Sized Portions of Exercise

The quickest way to get back in shape after the holidays could be short bursts of physical activity throughout the day. Scientists say so-called "exercise snacking" better controls blood sugar than one longer, continuous workout.

It is recommended that we do at least 150 minutes of moderate ...

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Figure out how long an exercise session *actually* takes

When you're scheduling time to exercise into your week, remember everything that goes along with that session and plan accordingly! A 60-minute, 30-minute, or even 10-minute session never takes *only* that many minutes out of your day. How long does it take you to get to the gym for your training se...

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All ya gotta do is BOUNCE!

Exercising as a big person is very challenging. I do not think everyone knows this. About 75 pounds ago it was very hard for me to exercize....and I am not talking motivational wise. I'm talking actually moving.

SO.....I went out and got myself a core stability ball. Pretty much I just s...

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