Fitness Over 40

Prevent Heart Disease: Know Your Risk Factors

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Fri, Feb 03, 2012 @ 11:27 AM

February is American Heart Month, a campaign sponsored by the American Heart Association to bring awareness to heart disease and prevention.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, diet, cardiovascular exercise, diabetes

How to Get Motivated to Exercise After the Thrill Is Gone

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Mon, Jan 30, 2012 @ 06:28 PM

It's easy to stick with your new exercise program for a week or two at the beginning of the year, but how do you get motivated to exercise once the shiny glow of the New Year has worn off? All that resolve you promised yourself in January is hard to hold on to during the cold, dark days of February. If you're already finding your resolution to exercise regularly is on the back burner, these tips to stay motivated may help you get back on track.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, weight loss, personal training, motivation

How to Begin a Baby Boomer Fitness Program When You're Out of Shape

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Thu, Jan 26, 2012 @ 12:43 PM

The Baby Boom generation is the generation that will never grow old. Or at least that's what we keep telling ourselves. So how did so many of us manage to get so overweight and out of shape? Even if you were an avid athlete in your youth, chances are your life, your career and your family managed to crowd out the physical activities you used to find enjoyable. You may also find that you now have aches, pains, or more serious medical conditions that make exercise difficult or even painful.

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Tags: Baby Boomer, lifestyle habits, exercise, sedentary lifestyle, personal training, motivation

Denver Personal Trainer Offers a Year of Fitness 30% Off

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Wed, Jan 25, 2012 @ 09:30 AM

The first month of the New Year is more than half over, and if your resolution to get fit for 2012 is already falling by the wayside, you might need a helping hand.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, personal training, motivation

Achieve Your Fitness Resolutions with In Home Personal Training

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Thu, Jan 05, 2012 @ 07:20 AM

Judging from the crowds on the walking and hiking trails and the cars in the parking lots of the gyms and rec centers this month, I'm guessing that lots of Denverites made a New Year's resolution to get more exercise.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, personal training, motivation

Exercise and Health: The Best Thing You Can Do [VIDEO]

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 @ 09:40 AM

This video came to my attention through Facebook, and I'm on a mission to share it as widely as I can, because the message is simple, clear, and right on the money.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, sedentary lifestyle, motivation, cardiovascular exercise

Top 10 Reasons You'll Blow Your New Year's Resolution

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Sun, Dec 11, 2011 @ 05:20 PM

Show of hands: how many of you have been making the same New Year's resolution year after year? "This year I'm going to lose weight," you say. "This year I'm going to get my finances under control." Whatever your resolution, chances are, if you've failed it's because of one of these ten reasons.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, motivation, diet

Senior Exercise Routines: A Recipe for Success

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Mon, Dec 05, 2011 @ 09:52 AM

Senior exercise routines can dramatically improve a senior's health, happiness and independence. More and more controlled studies are finding that adding regular, moderate exercise to a senior's life can reduce the risk of disease and improve many markers of health and happiness.

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Tags: balance, lifestyle habits, exercise, senior exercise, cardiovascular exercise, endurance

Exercise Today If You Want to Sleep Better Tonight

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Wed, Nov 30, 2011 @ 11:28 AM

Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Do you get less sleep than you need or does the quality of your sleep suffer? If so, you have lots of company. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that more than 25% of Americans report occasional lack of sleep, and 10 % of the population experiences chronic insomnia.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, sedentary lifestyle

3 Exercise Mistakes You May Be Making

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Sun, Nov 27, 2011 @ 10:37 AM

If you're not getting the results you want from your exercise routine, chances are you're making one of these three all-too-common mistakes.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, weight training, cardiovascular exercise

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