sustain your fitness habit

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…

90/10 Rule: Strong Habits Survive

Healthy habits enable healthy choices and must be strong in order to prevail. No one’s perfect. You can’t be perfect. We need to allow ourselves to be naughty sometimes. The internet is flooded with recommendations for using an 80/20 or 75/25 rule as a lifestyle…

Your Exercise Plan: No Time? No Problem: Change Your Plan

No time for your exercise plan? No problem. Just change your plan. Be proud of yourself for planning a trip to the gym. Be even prouder when you can’t make it to the gym but you overcome obstacles and implement an alternate plan. Any exercise…

Hide Your Mirror- Focus On Goals

If you feel discouraged by what you see in your mirror, put it away for a while. Checking your mirror too often or too soon is a bad fitness strategy- if it discourages you. People often lose interest in working out if they don’t see…

Summer’s Over: Get Back To Fitness

So you took some time off this summer. Okay, well maybe you took the entire summer off. Summer is over now, but not your life. Now is the time to restart your good fitness habits and regain all the great benefits you were starting to…

ELIMINATING SUGAR: RIGHT CHOICE FOR WRONG REASON

There’s an article in the news about a family who eliminated sugar from their diet for one year and all the benefits they experienced for having eliminated sugar. They did a good thing the wrong reason. The good thing they did was to start the practice of label…

65 And On A Budget? Free Fun At The Gym

Are you 65 and on a budget?  Are you looking for ways to have fun without spending a lot of money? People, you can have some fun at the gym! Stay and play awhile. Some healthcare plans for seniors include free gym memberships! My husband…

THE GYM: FITNESS HABIT KILLER OR LIFE SAVER

There’s got to be a reason why so many people don’t exercise. This can’t continue. There’s no good enough reason not to exercise. Our country does so much good for the world. It’s time we do good things for our individual selves as well. We’re…

AFTER 50 YEARS, 2 MISTAKES I WISH I HAD NOT MADE…

I’ve been working out now for 50 years and there are 2 mistakes I wish I hadn’t made. Instead of me saying “don’t do this” I’ll present 2 positive directives- instructional in nature- for your consideration: Go to a podiatrist and get your feet checked-…