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WEIGHTLIFTING BASICS

2 Mar

Getting the benefits of weightlifting won’t happen overnight.

Maybe an understanding the basics will help.

If you go one step at a time, you can succeed at your strength training goals!

Below are just the basics! Sometimes too many details can be overwhelming when you’re just getting started. Hopefully, once you start, you’ll love how you feel. Then, you can dig into the details of each topic as you need. In the meantime, let’s get you started! Continue reading

MY FITNESS PHOTOS FOR AGE 64

27 Jan

Yesterday’s post explains my plans for and reasons for posting these fitness photos on my birthday.

 

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FITNESS FOR FOREVER and SELF EVALUATION OPTIONS

25 Jan

We all know that we SHOULD eat well and exercise consistently year after year. And, if you’ve studied fitness even just a little, you know of all the mind boggling benefits you’ll enjoy for that consistency. BUT… still it’s sometimes hard to stay focused.

Setting goals and regularly reviewing progress against those goals can help you stay on track. To set goals, you need to know your starting point and you need to be able to evaluate your progress from that starting point. Here are some different ways you can create a goal setting and tracking system that works for you!

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A CHECKLIST TO HELP YOU START A FITNESS SUPPORT GROUP

9 Jan

DEFINTION OF FITNESS SUPPORT GROUP

A support group is a gathering of people who share a common health concern or interest. A fitness support group focuses on helping its members achieve their fitness goals which typically include physical, emotional and mental aspects. Formats for support groups can vary. They can include in-person meeting, online sharing and / or telephone support.

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WHAT DOES ALL THIS FITNESS STUFF GET YOU ANYWAY?

3 Jan

Plenty of science proves that a fit person lives longer and has a lower risk of chronic diseases, illnesses and accidents. Fitness protects bone mass, improves sleep, reduces depression and anxiety, boosts morale and self-esteem, and increases the overall quality of life. As fitness increases, so does strength, agility, balance, coordination, power, reaction time, and speed. It changes your body. Your cardiorespiratory system strengthens. You can better maintain your ideal weight. Your resting metabolism rate increases. And, and, and…. I could go on! And, be forewarned, I probably will in future posts! J

But those aren’t the benefits of fitness that are on my mind right now. Believe it or not, there is an additional set of benefits that I am really drawn to because they support your efforts to be your best self!

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“MAXIMIZE YOUR WORKOUT AND BURN OVER 1,000 CALORIES PER HOUR!”

1 Jan

“That’s a claim you’re likely to see in advertisements for treadmills, stairclimbers, and cross-country ski machines. And it’s true.”

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USE IT OR LOSE IT

1 Jan

Did you make any exercise plans for 2013?

Has it always been easy for you to stick to your plans?

Join the club!

Let’s see if we can support each other’s efforts to stay on track.

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ENTER HERE FOR SOME SERIOUS EXCUSE BUSTING!

23 Dec

Does any of this sound even remotely familiar?

I’ll start after the holidays. For real!

When my guests leave, I’ll get very serious!

Soon I’ll have my fill of junk food and then watch out gym!

Or, and, then, if, maybe, but…..

In those quiet moments, do the doubts slide in? Does frustration come knocking at your door very often?

You KNOW a lot about those good foods and how great it feels to get your body moving.

Are you ready to do some excuse busting right now?

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FITNESS PARTNERING

30 Nov

surround yourselfUse this post to figure out if having a fitness partner would  be helpful for you.  You’ll get some info on how to find the “right” partner.  You can use the FITNESS PARTNER QUESTIONNAIRE post in your partner search process.  Then, there is some advice on how to get off to a good start with you new fitness partner.  Let me know how it goes! Continue reading

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