If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
Are you bored with your cardio workout? Do you yawn when thinking of getting on the stationary bike again? Are you already dreading the stair stepper workout that you have scheduled for tomorrow morning? If you answered "yes" to any of thes... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th... Read more
Find a small goal: taking the stairs, find healthy substitutes for snacks. Try to aim for movement each day. From there, increase your exercise and make healthier choices. Most important, be kind to yourself. It will take time and you must be patient... Read more
I've been jog/walking up and down the beach stairs as a workout. Given that this makes me sore for a week afterward, I'm pretty sure it burns more calories than "stair climbing" on the SP tracker. I do the stairmaster at the gym and it is definitely... Read more
Busy working mom finding steps and sweat where I can! I try to make up "games" to challenge myself and to change things up.I usually use our dining room table as a clothes folding station and all bedrooms are upstairs. So I fold 10 pieces of laundry... Read more
To move more during the day, be inefficient. Bring in your groceries in one bag at a time, use the bathroom upstairs when you are down, take the stairs, park far away. Walk to the store, pharmacy, bank etc. Pace while food warms up in the microwave.... Read more
By Brigette Polmar & Jenny Hein of SqueezeItIn.com
If a growing list of spring cleaning chores has you wondering how you’re going to make fitness fit, start seeing your to-do list as your own personal trainer with these 10 moves from SqueezeItIn.c... Read more
I know you are busy (that's the number one excuse I hear from people who aren't exercising regularly), but everyone's got at least 10 minutes to spare at some point during the day! And, even if you are managing several longer workouts eac... Read more
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