• Fitness: Increasing Core Stability Actionset Explains what core stability is. Covers how keeping the muscles of your trunk strong helps your posture, balance, and movement, and helps prevent injuries. Gives tips on how to increase your core strength and stability.
  • Fitness: Choosing Activities That Are Right for You Actionset Presents series of questions/answers regarding being active. Covers topics such as sticking with exercise programs, importance of knowing your preferences, your attitudes toward exercising, as well as choosing the best activity for you.
  • Fit Physical Activity Into the Workplace Many people feel that their work schedules do not allow them time to become more physically active. But activity can be fit into many workplace situations. For example:
  • Fitness: Getting Around Barriers to Exercise Even when you know the good things about being active, you may find it hard to change your lifestyle until you deal with the reasons you give yourself for not being active. Barriers to exercise include the valid reasons you aren't active and...
  • Fitness: Teaching Your Child to Stay Active Actionset Physical activity is essential for lifelong health and well-being. A child can't be healthy if he or she isn't playing actively or exercising most days of the week.
  • Fitness: Adding More Activity to Your Life Actionset Offers key points for adding more activity to your life. Covers starting a program, setting goals for your program, and picking the right activity. Discusses barriers to exercising and getting the support you need from friends and family.
  • Fitness: Staying Active When You Have Young Children Actionset Discusses challenges of being a new parent and continuing to exercise. Covers amount of exercise needed for health and why it's important. Also offers tips on how to fit exercise into daily routine at home, at parks or playgrounds, and gyms.
  • Tips for Buying Fitness Machines or Devices Advertising for fitness products often promises large gains with little effort. This is a promise that sounds good but is rarely true. Before you buy, think about these tips:
  • Questions to Ask Before Starting a Fitness Program Moderate exercise is safe for most people, but it's always a good idea to talk to a doctor before starting an exercise program. If you answer "yes" to any of the following questions, it is especially important to talk with your doctor before...
  • Quick Tips: Fitting Physical Activity Into Your Day Explains that many everyday activities can get your heart rate up and meet physical activity needs. Lists 11 things you can do at home, such as walking your dog and vacuuming. Also covers things you can do at work to include exercise.
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