Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Seeing results!

Monday, October 29, 2012 13:51 Comments Off

When I go to the gym I usually go for about two weeks then I start to see results and I stop going. What type of motivation would you suggest I need so that I can continue to go even after I start seeing results?

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Active Lifestyle. Part 6

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:49 Comments Off

It is not exactly clear at what stages these factors have the greatest impact. The entire relapse model appears to describe low-involvement situations, so knowing the factors that contribute to relapse is probably marginally useful information. The key question is, how can fitness professionals improve positive involvement so that these relapse factors are minimized?

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Active Lifestyle. Part 5

Monday, October 15, 2012 12:45 Comments Off

Applying the theories Several of the theories presented in Chapter 6 of the Surgeon General’s Report apply to various aspects of one or more of the three frameworks just described. This section addresses the application of the theories to each framework as if the frameworks are not linked to each other. However, keep in mind […]

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Active Lifestyle. Part 4

Sunday, October 14, 2012 12:40 Comments Off

Involvement framework. The means-end chain does not explain why some people are more intensely engrossed at various stages of the behavior-adoption process than others. The involvement model aids in understanding this phenomenon (see Figure 3).6 Involvement occurs because people perceive personal relevance (intrinsic and situational).

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Exercise Programs for Older Adults. Part 5

Thursday, September 27, 2012 12:06 Comments Off

€ Identify the basic purpose of each exercise, and always use the safest alternatives available. The benefits of each exercise should be explained to the clients. € Try to foresee and eliminate situations or conditions that may result in problems.

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Ryan’s Journal

Thursday, July 12, 2012 7:07 Comments Off

The cruise through the Carribean was great. As I expected, there was food available 24 hours a day. Dinner was the killer meal. Breakfast for me (between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m.) consisted of fruit, juice and a bagel. Twice, I had a full breakfast. Lunch typically consisted of salad with occasional fresh pasta.

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Spa Fitness Center. Part 2

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 14:08 Comments Off

Some older members arrive early in the facility’s parking lot, at about 4 a.m., and don’t leave until 10 or 11 a.m. The spa opens at 6 a.m. The average age of members who work out in the morning is above 51. “We have many members who have been here for almost 30 years,” Gibson […]

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Paula’s Journal

Friday, June 29, 2012 9:43 Comments Off

I have no loss to report this week, but I didn’t gain either. I stayed the same, which is really surprising to me. I thought the scale would have shown a few extra pounds. My hormones are still out of whack! I am retaining fluid — I can tell because my wedding band is very […]

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What is Proper Sit up Form?

Thursday, June 21, 2012 11:08 Comments Off

My 11-year-old son’s gym teacher insists that he perform the old-fashioned sit-ups: hands behind the head and legs straight. I read that these are now contraindicated. My son was sent to the principal because he refused to do them that way. Can you help me out with some information?

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Involve Family in Your Exercise Plan

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 5:59 Comments Off

Soon, your baby will begin to sleep for longer blocks of time and at more regular intervals. Now is the time to mark your return to fitness with an exercise plan.

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