Answer these questions to assess your knowledge of physical fitness.
Use the motivational tips on the back to set your fitness goals.
When seated for long periods of time, try to move every 20-30 minutes, even if only briefly. Simply standing up and stretching can increase energy and focus.
The average body is 50-65% water. Staying hydrated is essential for optimal performance for both body and mind, and improves focus and concentration. To enhance flavor, add fruit, veggies, or herbs. For a healthy version of “ginger ale” try lime, lemon and a little ginger.
Too often fitness goals revolve around weight loss. Maintaining a healthy weight is important, however, this is not the same as a fitness goal. Would you like to have more energy to play with your children, hike a mountain, run a mile, or not getting out of breath walking up the stairs? These are examples of fitness goals
Get out of the office with colleagues during lunch. Taking a brisk walk for 30 minutes gets you on your way to meet the CDC cardio recommendation. Add a few push-ups and squats and you incorporate strength too.
The first step is often the hardest. Personal trainers and other health and wellness professionals can assist you with identifying, achieving and maintaining your fitness goals with the focus on a healthy lifestyle.