Exercise

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About Exercise

Exercise is so much more than burning calories to lose weight. Yes, exercise can tone your muscles, increase endurance, but it can also ward off heart disease, diabetes, and even some cancers. It can spark your memory, your mood, and actually change your brain, yes increase your brainpower. Exercise can boost your self-esteem, and all-in-all, increase your happiness..

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Getting in Shape

Losing weight, and getting in shape means taking your first step to add exercise to your daily routine. If you have never exercised, or haven’t exercised in a long time, start out slow. Take a 10 minute walk at lunchtime, or play one of the beginning exercise videos listed on the Lighten Up Pinterest Page “exercise videos”.  You will find a list of exercise workout videos, from Pilates, cardio, yoga, muscle strengthening and more. Try a new workout every day, varying from cardio to strengthening. Remember, you need to start out slow, and build up your stamina.

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Setting a Realistic Exercise Plan
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Adding exercise and physical activity to your life is one healthiest things you can do at any age. But some fear that it might be too late Read more...

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Exercise Tips
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Eat before you exercise. According to experts at Mayo Clinic, you should fuel your workout by eating. So, if you exercise in the morning that means getting Read more...

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Calorie Burn Rate Calculator

The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling. Click here to figure out your calorie burn rate

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Target Heart Rate Calculator

Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective. Click here to figure out your target heart rate

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