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Track Exercise and Housework Activities Every Day to Help Keep Your Exercise Program Challenging

I find that tracking my exercise program is just as important as tracking my food intake. As with recording my food intake, I have the greatest success when I make it a point to track all of my exercise activities every day. Tracking lets me know what types of activities I am doing and how long I ...

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40 km to 40 miles on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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There's no excuse

I have lost count of how many people ask me how I can possibly get up at 4 a.m. and workout before work. Well, there are several reaosns.
The first reason is:
I don't sleep well. It's true, I wake up automatically by the time the sun does. Plus, I hear every single little, itty, bitty noise...

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Running with a goal

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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Try to Fit Little Bits of Exercise In Whenever You Can It All Adds Up!

Whenever I can, I try to do little bits of physical activity as often as I can throughout the day, even when Im at work.

If the weather is nice, I take the opportunity to go walking. If I am on a coffee break (15 minutes), I take a brisk walk around the perimeter of my office building. If ...

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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 30th with a 30...

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A healthier life

here are some tips for a long life span:
drink 8 cup of water everyday smoking if you a smoker. drink 1 soda and eat one sweet once a day. keep track of any food and drink that you consume in a food journal. Also, keep track of number of minute of exercise that you do. Walk at least 30 minute a...

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Why is Exercise Important?

Why is Exercise Important?

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If you don't exercise, your muscles will become flabby and weak. Your heart and lungs won't function efficiently. And your joints will be stiff and easily injured. Inactivity is as much of a health risk as smoking!
Helps Prevent Diseases
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New ab machine

Tried a new piece of equipment at the gym. The ab twister. Was shown how to use it by another member, I think it is now my favorite.

Plan on using it more often. Might change the time I go to the gym too. Less people there later in the evening. So what if I miss Jeopardy. The machines are mo...

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Starting to Running

When I started to run, I wanted to set up a goal to help me to run. So, I set a goal to be able to run around the major road in my community on my birthday. My birthday was approximately two and one half months away. When I started, I established a plan that would help me to reach this goal in th...

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