It’s true that any workout is better than no workout at all. If you can only manage ten minutes, then that’s ten minutes you weren’t doing before! If you can’t run, but you can go for a leisurely stroll, that’s better than nothing! So we definitely want to encourage you to exercise, in whatever way feels best to you, for as much time as you feel comfortable doing it.
No, it’s not your imagination. It has been hot lately! So hot, in fact, that it could be easy to become dangerously dehydrated if you’re out and about during the day. Some people manage to move their workouts to early morning or late afternoon during the worst part of summer. But if your schedule won’t budge, or you need to go out for other reasons, watch for these signs of dehydration.
When you’re making progress toward your fitness or weight loss goals, the last thing you want is to take a break and undo a lot of that progress. But it’s July now, and it’s hot outside! Not only is exercise uncomfortable right now; it could be dangerous if you aren’t careful.
Whether you are participating in a weight loss plan, or training for a competitive event, exercise is a big part of your overall objectives. But sometimes it can become difficult to talk yourself into exercise, after a long day at the office and the stress of daily life. Try these three simple tricks to stay motivated, and as always, give us a call if you need nutritional advice or support.
Whether you’ve dedicated yourself to an evening walk, or you’re training for a marathon, strong ankles and feet are essential for both walkers and runners. Performing the right stretches and strengthening exercises can prevent injuries and make your exercise routine more effective. Perform these brief exercises and stretches every day to protect yourself and increase your endurance.
In the health and fitness world, fads tend to come and go every few years. Often these trends can get pretty silly; just picture those late-night infomercials and you know what we’re talking about. You’ve probably witnessed a few friends who shelled out big bucks for some “weight loss secret” that never worked. Or maybe you’re nodding your head and laughing, because you’ve fallen victim to a few of these schemes yourself.