As a parent it can be tough to find the time to workout and stay in shape. Between work, keeping the house in order and taking care of the kids there’s barely enough time to sleep, let alone head to the gym several times a week. I know what this is like. Then there is the cost involved and even if they have child minding facilities this becomes a very expensive way to get your exercise. (more…)
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…)
Now I love running so this is easy for me but not everyone shares my passion for the sport so I will start you out gently. (more…)
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…)
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…)
Are you ready to get back in shape? Or maybe you want to workout and improve your health for the first time. In either scenario, walking workouts are a great choice. They are easy to do. All you need to do is lace up your sneakers and head outside.