Burned Out on Your Exercise Routine?

Eventually the day may come. You just don’t feel like doing your exercise routine. It’s boring or requires too much effort. What to do, what to do?

If you’re feeling burned out on your exercise routine, it’s time to rework it. Make sure you choose a routine you can stick with a long time. It will help you to keep going on your routine. Boredom is a sure exercise routine killer. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but the day will come that you just don’t want to do it anymore because you’re bored. Continue reading “Burned Out on Your Exercise Routine?”

Walking for Exercise in Poor Weather

Walking is great exercise. You can do it on a treadmill at home or at the gym or you can do it outdoors. However, if you walk outdoors you have to have plans for those days that the weather just does not permit you to walk outside.

The aforementioned treadmill is a simple alternative to walking outside, of course, but it may not be the one for you. Maybe you don’t have a gym membership or maybe you don’t want to invest in a treadmill for your home. Continue reading “Walking for Exercise in Poor Weather”

How’s the Weather Out There?

If you take walks, jog or run for your exercise, knowing what the weather is going to be like really matters. In fact, if you have kids it’s nice to know what the weather looks like. Brookstone has a cool little toy for that you can hang on your fridge.

I’ll admit to being something of a Brookstone junkie. If I had the money I could get into lots of trouble there. This wireless weather forecaster is just one of many things that I could easily get into. Continue reading “How’s the Weather Out There?”

Is the Wii Encouraging Kids to Exercise?

Maybe the Wii is helping. There are certainly a lot of people who are feeling it when they use the Wii. There is even some evidence that active video games can help fight childhood obesity. The particular study used Dance Revolution and the EyeToy, not Wii, but it is still an interesting finding.

Just think about it. The various active games on the Wii encourage players to stand, swing their arms and move about. I’ve watched people playing Wii games and seen just how active and competitive they can get. Continue reading “Is the Wii Encouraging Kids to Exercise?”