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Printable Training Log
Some people like to train intensely for peak performance. Others enjoy getting out and doing what they can. Either way, a training log can help you get more from your workout by helping you track your progress
Fast Facts
Work out while watching your favorite TV show or listening to an audio book or music. Set up the TV near your treadmill or stationary bike.
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The No-Excuse 30-Minute Workout
The No-Excuse 30-Minute Workout Exercise is one of the best ways to prevent type 2 diabetes in people with metabolic syndrome. Exercise also helps to lower the risk for heart disease. It helps to improve blood pressure, triglycerides, blood glucose, and weight. Get the benefits! Try this 30-minute workout you can do anywhere. Warm-up—5 minutes Slowly walk, bicycle, or go up and down the stairs. Aerobic exercise—10 minutes Choose an activity you enjoy—anything that raises your heart rate and makes you br...
Walking Works for Everyone
Walking Works for Everyone Fit people may think walking is "too easy" to keep them fit. Overweight people may wonder if they really can become trim by walking. Older people and those with medical conditions such as osteoporosis or heart disease may wonder if walking is safe. In fact, walking works for people of all ages, fitness levels, weights, and health conditions. Appreciate the benefits Walking is easy because you can do it almost anywhere and at any time. It also offers a range of health benefits....
Exercise Goals for Healthy Living
Exercise Goals for Healthy Living Making exercise part of your daily life isn't hard if you make it a priority. To do that, you need to develop goals and an exercise plan that matches your needs and interests. These steps can help you define your personal goals and put them into action. Be sure to check with your health care provider before beginning an exercise program. First step Determine what you want to achieve through exercise. Do you need to lose weight? Help maintain a healthy weight? Reduce you...
Move to the Music: Dancing as Exercise
Move to the Music: Dancing as Exercise Don’t like jogging in the park or swatting a tennis ball on the court? Slip on your dancing shoes instead for a good workout. The benefits of dancing go well beyond heart health and physical fitness. Dancing, especially group dance activities, provides opportunities for people of all ages to be socially and mentally engaged, as well. Many people find the combination of music and movement stimulating, relaxing, and pleasurable. Research shows that dancing can have a...