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The Little Rock Marathon is less than a month away, and you want to make sure your countless hours of training pay off. As we enter the final few weeks before the big race, it’s important to make a few key preparations to ensure race day goes off without a hitch.
Extreme weather doesn't have to put an end to your fitness routine, even if the treadmill or stair-stepper seems boring compared with jogging or riding your bike outside. What's important is to ask yourself: How can I make exercise different to make it more motivating? If you're seeking an answer, you may want to consider these five indoor fitness options, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) says. Some build on familiar activities, but others may be new to you. Always keep some variety in your exercise routines, to prevent boredom and drop out. If you haven't been exercising regularly, be sure to check with your health care provider before beginning a new exercise routine.
Have you ever started an exercise routine, but felt your enthusiasm fade as the days passed by? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. With the beginning of spring, many jump at the opportunity to reignite their fire for getting into shape, but they fail to prepare for the days ahead of them. Here are a few tips to keep you motivated and help you stay on track with your exercise routines:
I'm sure last week was challenging for those trying to keep New Year's Resolutions to lose weight or exercise more with the snow and cold weather. It is natural to want to munch on junk and treats when we are cooped up inside. It also makes outdoor activity harder to accomplish.
Have you ever thought about how some people achieve greatness? Growing up, I loved the Chicago Bulls, especially Michael Jordan. Even though I am not a huge basketball fan, Michael Jordan's incredible leaping ability and defensive play made it exciting. Michael Jordan is listed on the NBA website as the greatest basketball player of all time, but did you know that Michael Jordan did not make his high school varsity basketball team the first time he tried out? Rather than giving up or devoting his efforts to another sport, he was motivated to prove his worth.
Following last year’s successful debut of the healthy competition, the Healthy Active Arkansas Initiative and Arkansas Center for Health Improvement are inviting hospital employees in the state to participate in the Arkansas Hospital Challenge.
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