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Exercise Matters

We know we should do it, we know it can prevent all kinds of illness, but it can be very had to get started and to keep it up.

Episode 1: getting started

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Health journalist Cathy Johnson takes us for a warm-up session on how much exercise we need, and

how intensely, to get the substantial disease prevention benefits.

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Episode2: walking

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In this episode walking to lose weight. We all know you have to exercise if you want to lose weight, is walking a good way of dropping kilos? Read more…



26/02/2010 2 comments

Excercise for a healthy life style

Helpful Tips For Getting You Active

Some helpful tips to get startedan active family
  • The saying “no pain, no gain” is a myth. Some activity is better than none, and more is better than a little, but you don’t have to exercise to the point of collapse to get a health benefit. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity on most, preferably all, days of the week.
  • Make time to be physically active and schedule it as you would an appointment.
  • Set a date for when you will start. Write the date down and stick to it.
  • Make an activity planner so you can put the times and days you will do each activity.
  • Set short-term and long-term goals. Make your goals specific, measurable and achievable. Rather than a vague goal like “I will get fit”, try “I will walk every day for 10 minutes after meals” or “I will get on and off the bus/train two stops away from my usual stop”.
  • Build up gradually. If you are starting a new activity or have been inactive for some time, start at a level that you can manage easily and gradually build up. Read more…
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