The Benefits Of Having A Walking or Running Buddy

The Benefits Of Having A Walking or Running Buddy

Do you have someone that goes for walks or runs with your regularly? If not, that’s something you want to look into. Having a walking or running buddy is a great way to make sure you get out there and get through your workout. Let’s take a look at how this can help you in a little more detail. Hopefully it will inspire you to go find someone to hit the trails with you on a regular basis. Having someone to walk or run with you even just once or twice a week can make a big difference in how often you go work out and how much you enjoy it. (more…)

Keep It Fun With Workout Videos and DVDs

Keep It Fun With Workout Videos and DVDs

Working out from home doesn’t mean you’re limited to walking or even a slow jog. You can mix it up and keep things fresh and fun with workout videos or DVDs. This works great on days when it’s pouring down rain outside or you can’t head out for your daily walk because the kids are napping or it’s too dark by the time you make it home from work. (more…)

Using A Pedometer To Move More

Using A Pedometer To Move More

Most of us live a very sedentary lifestyle. We get up in the morning, grab our coffee and sit down at the table. We get ready for work and sit in a car to get there. We spend the next 8 hours sitting at our desk only to get home and sit down for dinner before we plop down on the couch to watch some TV. In other words, we don’t usually move around much over the course of our day. What we need is a little motivation and a way to track exactly how much (or how little) we move around. (more…)

Start Small – Go For A Walk

Start Small – Go For A Walk

You don’t need a lot of fancy equipment to start getting in shape, particularly if you’re just starting out. One of the best ways to get started is simply to walk. For that, all you need is a pair of comfortable shoes or trainers. Let’s take a look at what makes it the perfect way to get started, how to stay motivated to walk and how to make sure your walking workouts are effective. By the time you’re done reading you’ll be ready to head outside for a walk.However, if for any reason you are unable to do this, then,you can put on some music with a good beat and walk around your house or march on the spot while you catch up on episodes of your favourite TV program. (more…)