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Sure, you walk every day, but walking for exercise is more demanding than a stroll around the house. Hitting the pavement puts you at risk for pitfalls ranging from darkness to dehydration. Be a savvy walker, and read on for tips to keep you safe—and keep you moving.
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When choosing a fitness program, you want to find programs that fit your goals, abilities and interest levels so that you stick with it. Beginning with personal and physical assessments will help identify key areas that your program will need to include and will give you a baseline on where you started so later you can reassess to see how you are progressing. There are many different components of a fitness program that should be included . . .
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Do these 5-move mini-routines two to three times a week and you'll be well on your way to a toned, sculpted body in no time!
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Many people say that they simply don't have the time to exercise. While this may be perfectly true in a fast-paced world, there are certain things you can do to incorporate exercise into your daily life without allotting much time for it. It all starts with a good attitude and a little bit of action each day . . .