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Get Motivated For A Healthy Start To 2013!

Sunday, December 30, 2012

If meeting your weight goals, or fitting into your ‘skinny-jeans’ isn’t motivating you to exercise regularly, recognize the physiological reasons that are so important to your long-term health.

From age 40 to 50 on, we start to lose 1-2% of our muscle every year. Because of this, we lose strength. If you lose strength when you age, you will find it more and more difficult to complete everyday tasks such as carrying a laundry basket, groceries, playing with your grandchildren or just getting up out of a chair.

Maintaining strength and function is also tied into balance. If you’re not strong on your feet, you are in danger of falling, and subsequently, being unable to get back up.

Exercise builds bone density. We lose bone as we age and we lose strength in the bones we do have. The more weight and stress you put on the bone, the more it grows.

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Lets work together to reach an healthy weight and activity level.

Its should NOT be about 'resolutions'. It NEEDS to be about creating a healthy lifestyle.

-Paula www.PaulasHealthyLiving.
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    Thanks for this article. When I read about the physiological reasons I know that I must take it seriously. I just retired from work and I want to live a lot healthier life than I did when I worked. I always enjoy reading your blogs.


    2388 days ago
  • DIVAGIRL1968
    This is a great blog to motivate ppl who are older and even younger to be aware of what is going to happen when they get older. As young ppl are concern they don;t have to worry about what they eat or how they exercise.

    I have 6 young ppl and I tell them they need to start now and set up some sort of routine and watch how they eat because it will affect them down the road at some point especially the women.

    Thanks for the motivation and the reason to get off the couch and get going for the new coming year.

    Happy New Year to you and your family. emoticon
    2388 days ago
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