• 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...
  • Fitness: Getting and Staying Active Defines fitness and why you need to exercise. Covers topics such as flexibility, aerobic fitness, and muscle fitness. Offers tips on becoming more active, establishing fitness routines, and maintaining a fit lifestyle. Also covers injury prevention.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Checklist for Shoes and Socks That Fit Well If your feet require specially designed shoes, ask your insurance plan about covering the cost of the shoes. Medicare will cover foot exams and special (orthotic) shoes or shoe inserts. Some medical supply shops specialize in designing...
  • 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...
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