It’s Thanksgiving, which means the start of the “Eat Too Much; Move Too Little” season. But it doesn’t have to be that way. We share seven tips to help you avoid turning Thanksgiving into Thanks-gorging!
Are you walking for weight loss? Health and longevity? To improve your mood and mental hardiness? Then get in those 10,000 steps per day.
Many people ask us, “I am not ready to join a gym, yet I know I need to exercise. What can I do?” While there are many answers, one that’s really fun is to take a walking tour. You stop so often, and are focused on the history and design of the local sights, so it’s easy to get in a nice long walk without even realizing it…or sweating!
How do you picture yourself at 91? What are you willing to do today, tomorrow, and the rest of your life to be all you can be? What do you still want to accomplish? How much energy will you need for that? How will you make up for any “downsizing” that occurs, literally or metaphorically?
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Walking is great exercise. It helps keep you healthy, gets you out in the fresh air and is a wonderful way to relax. It’s also a fabulous way to raise money for your favorite charity. On October 27, I’ll be walking in the SKECHERS Pier to Pier Friendship Walk, using my Charity Miles app. Walk On!
Got an idea what the second most powerful thing you can do to improve brain function might be? What factor just moved to the number one spot?
For every minute you walk briskly, you can reap a potential gain of one to seven extra minutes of life! Midlifers especially benefit from putting in at least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise (such as brisk walking or a cardio class). If you increase your intensity to a strenuous level, you can double the effect.
Susan is a 55-year-old boomer and needs to lose 50 pounds. But she works full-time, then goes home and cares for her aging parents. Did we mention she doesn’t actually WANT to exercise, she just knows she needs to. Wonder what the best way is for her to get started?
As you age, do you have aches and pains that come and don’t go? In fact, a huge percentage of fitness professionals and active women suffer from chronic pain. This pain epidemic seems to be a silent one in the workout world. Are you someone whose ongoing pains affect your ability to exercise, be comfortable in your body, or enjoy once-beloved activities? If so, then consider whether CranioSacral Therapy (CST) might work for you.