Physical activity is first and foremost an opportunity to have fun. Use these special moments to relax, forget about work, think about something else and change your mood. Physical activity is good for both your body and your mind, as well as adding years to your life and life to your years!
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Your goal may be to run a 10k or to lose a certain amount of weight, but you need to consider this: What steps are going to get me there? Think in small, doable increments like losing 2 1/2 pounds a month.
Increase your odds of sticking with it by training for a fun run not a marathon. Why not invest $20 in a pedometer to give yourself positive reinforcement for running and walking 10,000 steps (about five miles) a day? Studies show that simply sitting less is good for your health, too.
These include your body-mass index (BMI), blood pressure, and waist circumference. If these stats run high, youre at increased risk of metabolic syndrome a group of conditions that together increase …