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The CDC recommends that adults should be engaging in moderate to intense physical activity for at least 150 minutes a week. If you are already in great shape and at an optimum weight, thirty minutes a day is easy to complete. But for many adults starting a fitness program, the prospect is daunting. If you are overweight, recovering from an injury or simply out of shape, it is hard to imagine running purposefully for any amount of time. This is where Couch to 5K (C25K) programs shine. They offer easy entry into the world of running through a very gradual increase in stamina and ability. You will see your fitness level and attitude about exercise change as you complete this 9-week plan. [Read more]

You might expect a little heartburn after a rich, spicy meal. It’s possible to experience a burning in the chest and the throat in the middle of a workout, as well, however. If this happens to you, you should know that you aren’t alone. Many athletes tend to experience the problem; some people tend to be more prone than others. [Read more]

Health and fitness are popular topics of discussion, even among the most sedentary people. Nearly everyone understands the importance of moving their body. Not everyone can or wants to commit to a rigid exercise program or a time block at the gym. Fortunately, there’s an exercise option for the majority of people that is relatively easy and only takes as much time as you want to devote to it. Walking is, by far, the most unrestricted fitness activity out there. All you need is a good pair of walking shoes and somewhere to go. The benefits are huge on so many levels. [Read more]