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I'm a big fan of the TV show "The Biggest Loser." I religiously follow the show each week and am inspired by the contestants. They're from all walks of life — single, married, male, female, and of all ages.
I've also noticed the effect of their participation in the show on their communities back home. Many of them have family members at home who are losing weight with them. This tells me that we can be more active and lose weight at home and in our communities, too. So, even though it's winter in Minnesota, I decided to look for ways that I can increase physical activity in my daily life. No more excuses about being too busy!
Here are a few ways that I've resolved to fit more physical activity into my routine.
At work I can:
At home I can:
Well, it's a start. I figure that anything I do to increase physical activity is better than nothing. It's also harder to eat while moving around, and I'll burn more calories!
Studies have shown that aerobic exercise benefits are cumulative. You essentially gain the same health benefits from taking three 10-minute walks throughout the day as you do from taking one 30-minute walk. So you don't have to go to a gym every day. You can break your activity goal into manageable pieces that fit into your day.
Time for a break! Off to the stairs...
What are some ways that you can increase physical activity in your daily life?
Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N.
Peggy Moreland, R.N.
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Ferne, a physical therapist can individualize an exercise program for someone that is unable to walk or has other limitations. There are exercise machines available for people that can sit on the machine and get an aerobic workout; sit down eliptical, rowing machine. Also, I have seen CDs available showing chair exercises.
Every time I see an article on losing weight and exercise it is always about doing more walking. There is nothing for someone like me who can't even walk around a store, who can't stand or squat. It's really discouraging never to see anything for those with such health issues and who will never get better in that area.
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