It takes a minimum of 21 days to create a habit and research shows that for most people, the average is more like 66 days. But getting to that 66 days can be a challenge, and many quit their goals for various reasons before the habit sticks.
What motivates one person to get consistent exercise may not necessarily work for someone else. To find out what kind of secondary goal might drive you, ask yourself: What do I enjoy doing? What am I passionate about? Whatever goal you decide upon, make sure it is something you like. Be honest with yourself. If something doesn’t inspire you, it’s not worth pretending it does. Continue reading “Resolution Series: Get Results With Consistent Exercise”
You do not have to be a professional athlete or a body builder to benefit from sports nutrition supplements. Weekend warriors, obstacle course participants, runners, CrossFitters, and people looking to be healthier and get in better shape are all candidates for top-notch sports nutrition products, such as the Pathway CleanFit line.
Even if you’re just getting into a regular exercise routine, sports supplements may help improve your performance and your recovery. One of the major differences between regular exercisers and people who are sedentary is that exercise might feel different to both groups. Continue reading “Resolution Series: Exercise and Sports Nutrition Supplements”
We have reached the final chapter of our resolution series. Exercise should be an important part of everyone’s life, whether it is walking, yoga, swimming, playing sports or some other kind of movement. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, it is recommended that most adults get at least 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week, or a combination of both. Unfortunately, most Americans don’t come close to exercising 21 minutes per day.
If you need a few reasons to exercise, here are 10 good ones. Continue reading “Resolution Series: 10 Good Reasons to Exercise”
Happy holidays to all! I was recently featured in Fitness Motivation Tips by 100 Experts for 2017 and thought this would be a great time to post a blog about being healthy and staying motivated for the new year. With the help of Cathy Scarlett, Health and Fitness author and editor, here are some wellness tips to get you motivated.
Having a fitness routine is great, but if you are doing the same exercise every day, chances are you will lose your motivation soon. This happens to most of us because when we start our fitness sessions we are highly motivated, but as days and weeks pass, our motivation starts to fade away. Continue reading “6 Tips to Stay Motivated and Never Miss a Workout”
Are you active with your family? Consider this. My kids are in a lot of activities! A LOT! Hockey, swimming, lacrosse and soccer, to name a few. They love trying new sports and being active. My husband coaches and I usually cheer from the sidelines, or just drop off to get the other kid to the other activity.
And although we often go on Sunday night walks or bike rides together, I was starting to feel left out of the sports conversation. I was a bystander. So this weekend, I decided at the age of 41, to stop being a bystander and join a hockey team. Channeling one of Oprah’s sayings… if not now, when? Continue reading “Be Active With Your Family”