Tip: Stop the Excuses

No ExcusesWhen starting a new exercise routine and/or healthy habit, or to stay on course for one you’ve already begun, don’t use the “excuse” that you don’t have time for xyz.  That excuse just means it isn’t important to you.  Just ten minutes a day is better than nothing.

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Tip: Muscle Burns Fat

More Muscle Burns More FatDiet and exercise are health factors dependent on each other.  As we age, the more we need to move and remain active. The reasons are two-fold: 1) the older we are we tend to put on excess body fat, especially around the middle, and 2) muscle mass diminishes as we age.  So what can you do?

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Tip: How to Increase Muscle Mass

How to Gain Muscle MassAround the age of 35, most people start to lose about ½ pound of muscle per year unless they actively strength train to maintain their muscle mass.  Did you know that muscle burns 35 to 50 calories per pound where fat burns only 2 calories per pound?

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Tip: Health Benefits of Stretching

Regular stretching has many benefits such as improving range of motion, keeps joints supple and flexible and reduces risk of injury.

The Benefits of StretchingRegular stretching has many health benefits such as improving range of motion, keeps joints supple and flexible and reduces risk of injury.

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