The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends that adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week. That is 2.5 hours every week. Are you getting this aerobic activity in each week? It is actually pretty easy when you consider that brisk walking is a moderate-intensity aerobic activity! Related post: 3 Ways […]
Stacey and I have been working out at the gym together following a system outlined in the book Body by Science: A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week by Doug McGuff M.D. and John Little. This doable approach has opened a nice window of sharing for us as a couple.
If you have a full-time job and not a lot of time to spend with your spouse, the last thing you want to do is leave work and spend another hour at the gym away from them. Lucky for you, there are a many ways you can get that exercise in as a couple and […]
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Recently, I’ve written about what you should do if your spouse doesn’t want to get healthy, and I’ll be honest, this is something my husband tries to help me with. I struggle with motivation and constantly look for new reasons to get myself moving. Lately, I’ve discovered something that helps me, I created something that helps me and I’m going to tell you all about both of them!
Did you know that being a dog owner can make you healthier and give you a longer life? Our canine friends help to lower stress, anxiety, and even blood pressure. Obviously, you want to return the favor and make your dog’s life as long and healthy as you can. Dogs need exercise to be healthy. […]
Have you ever met the perfect health conscious couple? These couples seem to be on the same page when it comes to eating right, drinking all the right fluids, and go to the gym together 4 days a week. They run a 5K several times a year to support all the right causes and wouldn’t dream of smoking, over indulging in alcohol or becoming a couch potato on the weekend. Don’t you just hate them? In reality, it seems that most couples (like my husband and I) are not on the same page when it comes to health and fitness. There may be one spouse who is health conscious (my hubby) but the other is content to sit around, watch TV and eat bon bons (me).
I participated in a campaign on behalf of Millennial Central for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating. How many times have you seen a child do what the kids below are doing? I know I see my niece do these things all of the time! […]
Today’s workforce is extremely stressful, and it’s no secret that if you’re stressed out at work all the time, that stress spills out into other areas of your life. Stress takes a toll on your body, and sometimes even more of a toll on your marriage. You can try to manage your own stress, but […]
With the new year, many people start off the year with a new found desire to get into better shape (or at least to lose the holiday pounds!). Did you know that the new smartphone Santa left you can help you with that? Check out these apps that will give you a little extra motivation. […]