Steps to a Healthier You Annapolis MD

Don't put off your health and fitness goals. A week is all it takes to get serious about improving your health. Here this article gives you tips on how to keep fit in just one week.

Lecole De Danse
(410) 216-9112
The Gardner Center F
Annapolis, MD
 
Athena and Abigail
(410) 295-0893
1127 West St
Annapolis, MD
 
Premier Health & Fitness Center
(410) 266-3366
2006 Industrial Dr
Annapolis, MD
 
Curves For Women
(410) 990-1002
2242 Bay Ridge Ave
Annapolis, MD
 
Lax World Annapolis Store
(410) 974-6705
2574 Solomons Island Rd
Annapolis, MD
 
Fitness Inc
(410) 571-0299
43 Old Solomons Is Rd
Annapolis, MD
 
Prana Studio
(410) 266-3401
2901 Riva Trace Pkwy
Annapolis, MD
 
Fitness Forum Physical Therapy
(410) 295-5207
2448 Holly Ave Ste 200
Annapolis, MD
 
Wallop Douglass Pt
(410) 266-6626
2661 Riva Rd Ste 601
Annapolis, MD
 
Energetic Vibrations Fitness
(410) 990-1199
929 West St
Annapolis, MD
 

Steps to a Healthier You

Don't put off your health and fitness goals. A week is all it takes to get serious about improving your health. Here's how:

Sunday. Buy a pedometer and aspire to meet the American Heart Association's standard of walking 3,000 steps per day.

Monday. Are you out of breath after taking a couple of flights of stairs? Turn stairwells into your fitness friend by choosing the steps instead of the elevator. Whether it's two flights or 10, watch how quickly your breathing improves.

Tuesday. When you're trapped at your desk or stuck on a plane, do calf raises. By flexing and pointing-first lifting toes, returning to a flat foot, then lifting your heels and squeezing your calf muscles-you are pumping blood up your legs and improving your circulation.

Wednesday. Give up the perfect parking space. Forever. By parking farther from the store, office or gym, you are burning more calories. Little walks add up.

Thursday. Eat natural. Take a day to give up processed food filled with preservatives and sodium. Choose food that looks the same as when it was harvested. Stick to the outer perimeter of the grocery store when you shop.

Friday. Cool down. Tough week? Take one day to do an activity to soothe your mind. Read a book. Enjoy a sunset. Take a bubble bath. Listen to your iPod.

Saturday. Let your dog think you're indecisive. Take your pup for a 10-minute walk, then jog for two minutes. Repeat.

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