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2017 is the year to stop being an excuse-itarian and start doing


Whether you made a laundry list of lofty New Year's resolutions or none at all, moving from "excuse-itarian" to "do-er" doesn't need to be complicated. Becoming a "do-er" simply means "do"ing something, and then doing it again and again. It doesn't take a lot of skill or experience, just some curiosity, willingness to be a ...

Article: Taking breaks from sitting increases health benefits


Are you an “active couch potato”?  While most Americans can benefit from spending more time doing intentional exercise (cardiorespiratory and resistance training), even if you are getting to the gym or out for a brisk walk/jog or run 5-6 times a week, how are you spending the rest of your awake hours?  Chances are, you ...

Article: What are some tips to fit exercise into daily routine?


Dear Timaree: I am super busy, but don’t get time to “exercise” very often. Any words of advice? Neglecting your body's need to get physical activity everyday is like ignoring your vehicle's maintenance schedule.  You would never expect any car to run well long term without changing the oil, filters and belts, but only 15% of ...