Well, I’m sure we have all heard that swimming laps and going for a run are aerobic exercise. But that’s only scratching the surface! There are lots of other aerobic exercises available. So before we figure out what those are, let’s talk about the definition of aerobic exercise.
Archive for October, 2011
So, today I was thinking about some different ways to get exercise into my schedule. Everyone knows that going biking, lifting weights, or playing a sport are all great ways to exercise. But what about those of us who don’t have time to play basketball for an hour or swim laps in the morning? Between [...]
As you all know, this blog is dedicated to my journey of becoming healthy again. Well, I’m not there yet, but I’m making progress! I’ve finally realized that health isn’t necessarily a destination, but rather a constant journey.
Well, I finally found a place. $250 a month for rent, plus $25 for utilities, and its in walking distance to the college. Hoopla! Now I can start my diet I know it sounds kinda silly to wait until I move to start eating healthy.
They say “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a person healthy, wealthy, and wise”. Well, a lot of people get up early to exercise. Does exercising in the morning burn more fat than exercise in any other part of the day, or do you just become more wise and wealthy? Let’s find out
As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I am taking a nutrition class in college right now. This week we talked about vitamins. We learned about all the different vitamins and what they do. For example, Vitamin D comes from sunshine and it helps with the absorption of Calcium. We also learned about Vitamin [...]
With the beginning of a new month and the end of September, Summer is officially over. And with the end of summer comes the end of outdoor swimming. Darn it! Swimming is one of my favorite ways to work out too. But at least I got something done this summer. So why don’t we talk [...]