Archive for May, 2010

How to create a successful exercise plan

exercise plan

exercise plan

You have decided to start exercising and now you need a plan to keep you on track. There are many ways to go about having a successful exercise plan, here are just a few that can start you on your way:

Keep a journal and record each day. Make it simple so that it can be done in a few minutes and not be daunting to do at the end of a workout. Keep track of the time of day you are exercising, how long, what you did and how you felt afterwards. Many people feel better after they exercise at different times of the day and by keeping track of what works for you means you can try to set into a routine that works for you.

Fitness Tips from a Personal Trainer: (3 Helpful Weight Loss Tips)

Easy weight loss tips you can slip into your everyday life

Pain-free weight loss? Since many of us see losing weight as an endless effort to cram in workouts while doing without our favorite foods, it may seem as if there’s nothing painless about it.

  • Painless weight loss tip: Eat as a family and lose weight
  • Lightening the foods you love is easy
  • Can you fidget your way to fitness?

The truth is that, while eating healthier and slipping in exercise takes some work, it doesn’t require heroic effort. Making just a few simple lifestyle changes can pack a big weight loss punch. WebMD spoke to weight loss experts and ordinary people who have figured out relatively painless ways to lose weight or keep it off. Here are their top 10 tips on how to lose weight without trying too hard.

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How to Choose the Right Personal Trainer

NCCA personal trainer

NCCA Personal Trainer

An NCCA-accredited certification is the first thing to look for:

A personal trainer should hold a current NCCA-accredited certification. This will give you the assurance that you are working with a professional who has the knowledge and skills to provide you with a safe and effective workout.

After checking certification, there are a few other criteria you should consider when selecting a personal trainer. Read the rest of this entry »

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