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Maintaining New Year’s Resolutions

With it nearing the end of January, I thought I would check in. Did you make a fitness related resolution? If you are losing your momentum, make sure that you set realistic expectations. It is recommended to get:  

30 minutes of moderately intense cardio five days a week
 20 minutes of vigorously intense cardio 3 days a week
8 to 10 strength-training exercises, eight to 12 repetitions of each twice a week

There are many people who will not reach these goals because they simply loathe exercising. Today’s blog post is particularly intended for those people who would like to exercise, but find that the traditional methods (going to the gym, running on the track, swimming laps, etc.) to difficult. Some activity is better than no activity.

Here are a few helpful ideas on combining exercise with fun activities to keep you moving.  

1. Combine a hobby with exercise. Read More