Archive for September, 2007

Beyond the Exercise Hatred Barrier

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

Building up into a good fitness routine is tough, especially if you’re starting from a habit of exercise avoidance. A lot of people get that way because they weren’t so good at sports in school, and the negative feelings can stick around. Not to mention how tedious and boring exercise can be! Start out by […]

Take a Child Outside Week

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

I meant to mention this the other day, but it’s currently Take a Child Outside Week. It’s an internation program aimed at encouraging parents to get their children to play outside. There are a lot of great reasons to do this. Playing outside does more than just fight obesity, although that is one of the […]

Losing Weight Without Exercise

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

Lots of people would rather diet than exercise. The trouble with this is that if you aren’t exercising, you aren’t burning off the old fat as fast, and you certainly aren’t building muscles. But sometimes this can also mean that you don’t want to increase the exercise you already do. Maybe you have a basic […]

“As Seen on TV”… Worth It?

Friday, September 14th, 2007

My husband detests products from infomercials. He figures if something ends up with the “As Seen on TV” label, it’s likely to be low quality. He knows there are exceptions, but considers this to be true for the most part. Exercise equipment is often advertised on television. There are plenty of infomercials touting the latest […]