During the colder months, it’s even more critical to find ways to stay active. Although your body can adjust to missing a couple days of exercise, your endurance will take a hit if you skip too many consecutive workouts.
Exercising in the water provides several advantages, especially for those who might have more limited mobility. Being gravity free, aquatics provide workouts for those with ailments such as osteoarthritis or muscle strains, and are highly recommended for people with severe disabilities and high blood pressure.
This Monday, get moving outdoors! Beyond the benefits of good, old fashioned physical activity, being outside ups the ante. Moving outside can combat fatigue and boost your mood. Even small bouts of physical activity can help you achieve these results.
This Monday, try tracking your fitness progress to help you achieve your goals. It can reveal the success you’ve achieved, help you stay motivated, and encourage you to continually challenge yourself.
Did you know several of the activities you do every day might actually burn as many calories as a light workout? It doesn’t take much movement to get the benefits of exercise. Start where you are! Turn mundane activities into Move It Monday opportunities, from chores to errands, there’s plenty you can do to keep moving.
Does your schedule ever feel too packed for a 30-minute session of exercise? There are a million things to do every day, and sometimes it feels impossible to get it all done. This Monday, learn how short bursts of physical activity throughout the day can add up to make a big difference, like a stronger heart and lower blood pressure.
It’s Thanksgiving week and many of us are busy finishing up projects at work, traveling to see family, or planning to cook for the big day on Thursday. Make the time this Monday for some pre-holiday physical activity!
If it’s not walking weather, you can still keep moving. There are plenty of indoor options to help you stay fit this Monday and throughout the week.
This Monday, keep a record of your workouts. Tracking your fitness accomplishments will help identify useful patterns, reveal a picture of your overall performance, and help you stay on top of your progress.
If you spent the past week keeping up with your fitness routine, then you’ve earned the right to celebrate this Monday! Sticking to a workout regimen is no easy task, especially when daily life is busy.