Washington post article

There was a great article last week by the Washington Post:

Consumer Reports: Experts’ advice on exercise includes some do’s and don’ts

Most people know it’s important to be physically fit, but a lot of us aren’t sure how to achieve that goal. Research has shown that regular physical activity can help prevent dementia, heart attacks, strokes, Type 2 diabetes and certain cancers, such as those of the breast and colon. The American College of Sports Medicine recently released evidence-based recommendations about the quality and quantity of exercise. Here are some do’s and don’ts based on those guidelines.

Read the rest of the article here.

Do you have any tips?

1 Response to “Washington post article”

  1. 1 jill weisensel December 6, 2011 at 3:12 am

    One useful tip is to focus on “progress,” NOT perfection. People tend to get stuck in “all in” or “all out” fitness and nutrition mindsets. We are what we consistently do and what we consistently eat. It isn’t about being perfect, but rather, consistently doing the “little” things right.

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