Monday, December 24, 2007

Top 10 Ways to Make Exercise More Fun


Q. Glen, I really do not like to exercise.How can I make it better?

A. There is something instilled in people who have found the secret to exercise... something that keeps them coming back for more. It has nothing to do with weights, cardio or stretching. You won't find it hidden under a bench press, climbing the Stairmaster or running on a track. The only place you will find it is inside yourself. It's called fun.
For many people exercise is a dreaded word. The only way they will ever break free from this notion is to change its meaning. The word exercise has been beefed up and disguised under sweatbands and health recommendations. But if you look closely, you will see exercise is nothing but a fancy word for playtime

Some people enjoy lifting weights. They like the feeling of letting go of their stresses by pumping their energy into lifting. While this is a great way to release the mind and let it escape for a while from everyday problems, it's not the only way. There are no limits to what you can do to get active. As long as you are having fun and moving, then you are accomplishing the true meaning of exercise.

Here are a few suggestions to help ignite your exercise fire so you can burn away all those previous misconceptions. The earth is your playground -- go have fun!

1. Dance
2. Play catch
3. Play tennis, soccer, football and every other sport in the book
4. Explore your surroundings… on foot
5. Ride a bike
6. Put music on, jump around and have fun while you do housework
7. Find a workout buddy
8. Join a league
9. Go people watching at the park or mall and literally shop 'til you drop
10. Jump rope

Any personal health questions or problems mental or physical or before starting any diet or exercise program. Please consult your physician !

Wishing You A Healthy Life Style!

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Is the Founder of Fitness Builders 4 Life,the WorkOut GEM,G350,G180, G90, Eat 4 Life, Clean, Lean & Mean & Ask Glen. The mission of the Fitness Builders is to provide the community with health education and to empower people to change unhealthy lifestyles thereby increasing life expectancy. By educating the community on healthier lifestyle practices it is the intent of Fitness Builders to reduce the ravages of obesity, heart disease, cancer and other lifestyle or self inflicted diseases. Glen is also a AMA Certified Nutrition Specialist and a ACE, ACSM, NASM Certified Personal Trainer has 30+ years in Sports, Exercise Science and Nutritional Food Management, Learning and Mentoring Men and Women on a more Mental & Physical Healthy Life Style consisting of a low fat, low salt, Low carbohydrate, high protein, organic nutrition which also includes moderate exercise and mental awareness. Stay Informed, Live long and be Mentally and Physically Healthy! Any questions? Ask Glen!

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