Physical – Activity: Choose & Schedule Regular Exercise
It is well-known that exercise provides many benefits, both physical and mental.
- infographic from health central
- infographic from happify
- Infographic with 50 Reasons to Exercise from darebee.com
Find simple ways to add exercise into your life.
1. Choose an exercise. Pick one you can enjoy and that will provide the effect you want. You may want to change routines for variety.
- Fitness 101 and Workout Routines and Ideas at MedicineNet.com
- Fitness Basics and 5 Steps to Get Started at MayoClinic.com
2. Decide on a time and place.
3. Identify obstacles: Do you need a dvd, workout clothes or equipment?
4. Decide how you will track your progress. Will you mark a calendar each time you exercise? Will you use a chart? Or an app like Myfitnesspal on your smartphone or tablet?
More Forms: Printable food diaries at Make healthy food choices and track diet
I will choose an exercise and a regular time and place to do it. I will obtain whatever I need to make this happen and exercise at least three times this week.
I will alternate aerobic exercise with weight lifting every evening at 6:30pm for 30 minutes.
- Find target heart rate and calories burned with Interactive Tools from North Kansas City Hospital or use Fitness Calculators from Shapefit
- Weightlifting app JEFIT
- Health experts advise 2.5 hours of exercise a week at health.gov. Survey on the truth about weight loss from parade.com
- Best Weight Loss Apps from Healthline
- Short workouts: the free Johnson and Johnson 7 minute workout app or the New York Times Scientific 7 minute workout app.
This is one of the weekly activities for a Year of Personal Development.