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Week 1 Challenge: FFF

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Read 4 Fitness Articles, blog about what you have learned:

1. Exercising With Lower Back Pain

emoticon Lower back pain CAN stem from weak abdominal muscles and pain can be remedied by doing exercises to strengthen abdominal muscles.
emoticon This article lists simple exercises for strengthening the abdominal muscles to reduce back pain.
emoticon This article also reminds you to never exercise to the point of sharp pain, but stay within your comfort zone.

2. The top 6 Fitness Myths and Truths

emoticon Strength training reduces the risk of Osteoporosis!
emoticon ANY exercise is better than none.
emoticon You will burn more fat if you exercise longer at a lower intensity.

3. The Right Amount of Exercise Can Boost Mental Health: Study

emoticon People who exercise 2.5-7.5 hours per week have better mental health
emoticon More than 7.5 hours of exercise per week showed an INCREASE in depression and anxiety, however more study is needed to see if these individuals were prone to depression and anxiety, but use exercise to keep the symptoms under control.

4. The Mix 'N Match Workout

emoticon Routines are great, but to keep boredom at bay, it is best to vary your exercise routine.
emoticon Muscles are "smart" they learn quickly. This is another reason to change up your routine and keep challenging the muscles.
emoticon Lists str training exercises to help you switch up your str. training routine

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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JCARDINAL 10/28/2012 1:14PM

    Thank you for the links, I'm going to check them out!!

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AGK3112 10/28/2012 12:18PM

    Thanks for sharing. I needed this today

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SARASMILING 10/28/2012 6:39AM


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CAREN_BLUEJEANS 10/27/2012 11:32PM

    Motivational quote:
Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
- Earl of Derby

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RYDERB 10/27/2012 10:19PM

    emoticon Great job! I'm so proud of you right now! emoticon

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5KPRINCESS 10/27/2012 10:09PM

    Nice job! I love the way you organized your thoughts and added the links to the different articles! Thank you for the information :)
Wave Runner Chick

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