Benefits to Beginning Exercise as You Age

Benefits to Beginning Exercise as You Age

Advanced research and medicine, access to information and the means for implementing positive lifestyle habits have all led to extended lifespans in most first world countries--life expectancy at birth in the United States in 1900 was 47; that age had jumped to 78 by 2011. A natural progression of lengthening lifespans has been a more visible presence of older individuals in society, and the tendency to see more senior citizens living out lives that stay vibrant and active well into later years. It’s not as unusual as it once was to see marathoners or weightlifters that are obviously past mid-life...and it’s not a completely radical idea anymore for someone to take up a new fitness pursuit much later in life. In fact, there are a number of reasons to begin…
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How I Finally Got Myself to Workout (Almost) Every Day

How I Finally Got Myself to Workout (Almost) Every Day

There was only one thing that I did that finally let me consistently work out, and never miss a day. It wasn’t working out from home, it wasn’t P90x, and it wasn’t watching Youtube videos. Instead, it was a single question. I asked myself, “Instead of trying to workout two hours a day, what’s the easiest workout I could do – every day?” Here’s how that question changed my life. I Stopped Caring About 2 Hour Workouts and Instead Focused on The Habit An interesting thing happens when you stop trying to do “more,” and instead, try to maximize your score by seeing how regularly you can do a habit. Rather than feeling like I was wasting my time unless I spent two hours in the gym per day, I knew that…
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Healthy Holiday Visualization

Healthy Holiday Visualization

Stay Balanced & Centered This Holiday Season I'd like to share with you a 5-minute visualization practice specifically for the holidays. Along with all the fun and celebrations this time of the year, most of us also have family and travel stress, and more than our usual challenges staying on track with healthy living. This visualization can provide a quick "break" from the festivities and will help you stay connected to your health journey. You can listen online or download the mp3 here: [audio mp3="http://repsfitnesscoaching.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Going_to_holiday_parties_visualization.mp3"][/audio] About this Visualization: This visualization can provide a quick "break" from the festivities and will help you stay connected to your health journey. Happy Holidays, p.s. Please feel free to share this on Facebook or via email with friends or family you think might benefit…
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