The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... 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
When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my... Read more
So my fluid intake for years as been soda with occasional koolaid or sweet tea mixed in for variety. Well I'm 65 pounds overweight and have ADD so I know the best thing to do isbdrink water. I've been drinking 64 ounces of water for the last few days... Read more
I use my medicine to remind me to drink water. With my morning medication I usually drink 2 to 3 glass of water and in the afternoon is the same. That is 6 glass of water and a couple of more, than, I have my 8 glass. When I physically active like r... Read more
Sometimes, I just get bored with good old, good-for-you H20. On the other hand, a cup of unsweetened herbal tea -- I like mint and citrusy varieties -- is a nice change from the same old. Good luck and good sparking to you all!
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Choose exercises you like or that you can at least see yourself doing regularly. If you hate swimming, don't choose "attending a water aerobics class twice a week" as a fitness goal, instead choose something you know you can talk yourself into doing... Read more
I have found, that I am more flexible confident and stronger since I have started practicing Praise moves, the christan alternative to Yoga. In my water aerobics class I was able to balance on one leg, and stretch much more than I used to!... Read more
One of my favorite activities, aside from running, is water aerobics. Some gyms refer to these classes as Aqua-Exercises, Hydro-Workouts or Aquatic Exercises. If you have never taken a water aerobics class, I highly encourage you to do so. Not only w... Read more
Three summers ago, I ventured into the world of water aerobics. This was one class I was certain I could do well in and if not, no one would notice or so I thought. Never having had the grace or the agility to feel comfortable in a step aerobics clas... Read more
The reason is that I rather enjoy the classes. I went to bed late last night and slept late this morning; Carol didn't call. It seemed she was offended that I changed my mind about going for a walk yesterday but it may have been something else. I end... Read more
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