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Fitness Ideas for you

Try these ideas for fitting more activity into your day—and for getting more out of your daily activities. Mind you, keeping fit is not just about loosing weight, which most people seem to think, keeping fit is about been healthy; it combats heart conditions and diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure e.t.c, it also improves your mood and boosts your energy.

1. Choose activities you like. A lot of different things count as exercise: dancing, walking, gardening, yoga, cycling, playing basketball. To make it easier to get moving, choose whatever gets you moving. Also, choose an activity that fits your self-identity. Do you see yourself wearing attractive clothes and bicycling comfortably to work, or wearing workout gear at the gym?

2. Piece your workout together. You don’t need to get all your exercise at one time. Ten minutes morning, noon, and night can give much of the same benefit as 30 minutes all at once.

3. Exercise with a friend. Finding a workout partner can help keep you on track and motivate you to get out the door.

4. Keep it brisk. When you walk, make it brisk, since this may help control weight better than walking at a leisurely pace. What is brisk enough? Walk as though you are meeting someone for lunch and you are a little late. You can also time your steps for one minute: 120 to 135 steps per minute corresponds to a walking pace of 3 to 4 miles per hour, a good goal for many people. If your steps are not quite that quick, trying picking up the pace for short bursts during your usual walk, on different days of the week. Over time, you’ll stride your way to a faster walking pace.

That’s it SL Fabz, work it!




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    uzo Chidinma onuoha
    June 15, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    Tanx Steph..xx

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    June 16, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    Abt the piecing of work out together, I didn’t know you get the same results, tanx Stephanie, keep it up

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    Candy Rex
    June 17, 2013 at 11:28 am

    dis time last year i added a lot of weight. people told me and i felt it too. i wasn’t proud of my body. after some months i started working out and its working for me like magic. i feel good; i look smart and actually feel smart. i av the tendency to get fat but the truth is, i don’t plan to stop working out.its stressful but its 100x worth it; NO PAIN NO GAIN!!!

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    June 18, 2013 at 8:21 am

    cool. just getting my workout on

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