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Keep Your Moving Parts Moveable: Nuggets of Workout Wisdom

Fitness, the ultimate gift that keeps on giving, is a priceless gift you give to yourself. But how fit does one need to be? There are so many levels to fitness, so many ways to define it. But one thing’s for sure: it’s not good…

McFIT Formula For Lifelong Fitness

MCFIT is an acronym representing moderation, consistency, frequency, intensity, and time. Each of these elements contributes to making you fit or making you quit your exercise habit. MODERATION is important to lifelong fitness because it’s the opposite of excess. Excess is rarely a healthy choice…

Strength Training For Appearance: Icing On Your Cake?

There are so many choices for healthy exercise. There isn’t just one choice for keeping fit but certainly some choices are better for some purposes than others. Adding strength training as an exercise staple in your life will create overall fitness for you but improved…

10 FitnessTips After 50 Years: Will They Work for You?

Was “keeping my moving parts moveable” setting my fitness bar low? At 13 I didn’t start exercising to get skinny or to look good. I was a slim, active kid when I first started exercising and reading food labels. I wanted to do what was…

Cardio For Weight Loss: Is It Best? What Is?

Cardio exercise for losing weight is like giving someone a fish to satisfy their hunger while improving metabolism through muscle-building strength training is like teaching someone to fish. People do more cardio because they want to lose weight. Cardio exercise only burn calories. Cardio is…

Label Reading Vs. No Label Necessary: What’s Better?

Label reading will always be a beneficial habit to have while grocery shopping. But even for label readers, label language can be difficult to interpret- often misleading. Nowadays one nearly needs to be a linguist- and a lawyer who specializes in FDA regulations- to interpret…

Stalled Fitness Plans: Victim Mentality?

Fitness is a mental game first. The secret to changing your body may be changing your mind. A desire to be fit and healthy is essential- but for some of us desire is not enough. A psychological reality may only be in your head but…

Young And Fit: By Accident Or By Intention?

If you’re young and physically fit you’ve been blessed. If you appreciate your blessing then certainly you’ll desire to retain your fit condition as you grow older. Staying young isn’t possible but staying fit is. If you’re young ask yourself if you’re accidentally fit because…

Today’s Habits> Tomorrow’s Reality: Time For Review?

It’s undeniable that your current and past habits continue to contribute to your condition right now. It follows that changing your present habits would then change your future reality. The good and bad thing about habits is they are behaviors we sometimes do without thinking….

New Year> New You! Fitness:Tips That Work

There’s good news for people who don’t have much time or energy to exercise: the cumulative effect that comes from daily exercise increases the value of minimal daily effort. If you want to get into great shape focus on creating daily consistency for your workouts-…