Why Make Time to Exercise?

I have no time to exercise. That’s the response when most people are asked why they don’t exercise. The last time I checked, though, there are still 24 hours in each day. Eight of those we should be sleeping, and that leaves 16 hours. This means if you want to get healthier, lose fat and […]

Exercise Basics and Benefits

The definition of exercise is bodily exertion for the sake of training or improvement of health. At the very least, we should all try to be active in some form or another every day, such as walking, housework, gardening, dancing, yard work, climbing stairs instead of taking the elevator or playing with the kids or […]

Yoga Basics

Yoga is exercise that involves stretching the body in certain poses to create balance, strength and flexibility. This low-impact exercise not only makes you feel great, but each pose has specific physical and mental benefits.

Cardio – What You Need to Know

Cardio exercise is exercise that raises your heart rate to a level where you are working, but can still talk. It is important because it makes your heart strong, increases your lung capacity, helps reduce risk of heart attack, helps your sleep better and reduces stress. It also helps you get and keep your weight […]

Winterize Your Exercise Routine

There are many benefits to exercising in winter weather and there are multiple exercise options one can choose to do. During the winter months try to set aside 30 minutes or more on most days of the week for physical activity. By exercising daily you can shake those winter blues. Exercise improves your mood and […]

Walking: Simple & Effective

Walking is still one of the simplest and most effective exercises. It helps you to lose weight, stay in shape, and maintain good health. Approximately 67 million Americans of all ages walk for exercise regularly. One of the best things about walking, it can be done with others, pets or alone. You can walk inside […]