Whether you’re just beginning your fitness journey or you’re a seasoned exerciser, there will be times when something threatens to derail your workout. Five of the most common culprits are stress, unrealistic expectations, overtraining, the unexpected, and negative self-talk. So how do you make sure your exercise program doesn’t jump the tracks? Here are some tips to keep you chugging along.
On my older daughter's 14th birthday, I took her to a Step Aerobics class with me for the first time. I believe the gift of fitness is one of the best gifts there is. That’s why I’ve always focused on having an active lifestyle for myself and my family. Over the years, I’ve found different ways to make fitness a part of our lives. We’ve all benefited from it, both individually and as a family. If you’d like ideas for how to help your family become more active, here are some terrific suggestions . . .
Lisa Fleming is a professional Health Coach who is certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She is the author of "Exercising Mom." She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.