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Printable Training Log
Some people like to train intensely for peak performance. Others enjoy getting out and doing what they can. Either way, a training log can help you get more from your workout by helping you track your progress
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Signing up for an exercise class is great motivation. You've made a commitment, and now you need to follow through.
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Putting the 'Fun' Back Into Fitness
Putting the 'Fun' Back Into Fitness Top athletes and movie stars have the time and motivation to stay in great shape. The rest of us, though, often find it a challenge to fit fitness into our lives. It's a matter of attitude. If you view exercise as a chore or punishment, that makes it hard for you to do what's necessary. You'll secretly try to avoid it. Instead, start thinking of fitness as fun. If it's something you want to do, then you'll figure out ways to find time for it. For example, if the word ...
Interval Training Can Spice Up a Workout
Interval Training Can Spice Up a Workout When it comes to fitness, a lot of people think the only way to improve is to do more, more, more. But one way to enhance your workout makes do with "less": interval training. Interval training alternates short bursts of intense activity with periods of "active recovery," which means more moderate forms of that same activity. Elite athletes use the technique to improve their speed, endurance and overall fitness. But moderate or beginning exercisers can use the sa...
Rev Up Your Walking Workout
Rev Up Your Walking Workout Put one foot in front of the other. Repeat … again, and again, and again. If that’s the only recipe you know of for fitness walking, then maybe it’s time to spice up your routine. Walking every day is good for you. It has wonderful benefits for the heart, lungs, and circulatory system. It can help you manage your weight and control your blood pressure and cholesterol. But it’s like a daily bowl of oatmeal—healthy but pretty bland until the cinnamon, dried fruit, or brown suga...