Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Paula’s Journal: Week Three. Part 3

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

My experience is that people’s food likes and dislikes do change — and there is value in trying new foods now and then. I grew a vegetable garden for 16 years — my daughter hated fresh tomatoes. She goes away to college, and guess what? She now loves slices of fresh tomato on her sandwiches — won’t eat a sandwich without it! What a stinker! And I gave up gardening. (more…)

Seated Back Stretch

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Many people with desk jobs know that long periods of sitting can wreak havoc on the back. To help prevent or improve lower back problems, take time out during your workday to perform the seated back stretch. Practice this several times a day, because this exercise can be rejuvenating both physically and mentally. (more…)

Long Term Exercise Success

Monday, January 30th, 2012

1. People realizethat theyshould start exercising (this may emanate from a displeasing sight in the mirror, a command from a physician, or the warnings of the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle from the media).

2. They consider joining a fitness center (which assures them that with the commitment they currently display, getting in shape will surely come in short order — as long as they join RIGHT NOW). (more…)

Flexible Scoring Post 3

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

You should develop a routine that includes about six to eight stretches for your upper body, torso, and lower body. Also, you should warm up for at least five minutes with a light activity, such as walking. Remember, a warm muscle is easier to stretch than a cold muscle. (more…)

Personal Fitness: Three Easy Steps to Getting Started

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Fitness is something that many of us would like to achieve. This article discusses some simple steps that will help you become more fit and healthy.

Fitness is a goal that many of us seek, yet find difficult to achieve. Why?

For each of us, the answer will be different. In fact, before starting a fitness program, it is important to ask yourself: “What makes regular exercise hard for me to pursue?” Your answers could include a busy lifestyle, fear of soreness, or simply “I don’t like it” if you are honest. (more…)