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What happens when we don’t exercise?


no exercise Cons
no exercise Cons

Exercise is a familiar term that is well known for providing many benefits in the prevention of bad health. It is a growing global phenomenon in various different forms, “from the U.S. to Australia, 70% of people say their primary form of fitness is walking. Overall the second most-popular activity is running and the third is bicycle riding.”

Exercise has the potential to hook everyone for the whole life journey, from aquanatal, school physical education lessons, ‘parkrun’, weight training, to Pensioner Pilates to name a few.

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Overcoming the Exercise Plateau


Exercise Plateau
Exercise Plateau

Does your exercise routine feel like it’s stuck in a rut? Are you no longer seeing progress? Chances are you’re in the middle of an exercise plateau. Relax – it’s common and relatively easy to get back on the right track.

The human body is a magnificent thing. Our body adapts to the stresses we put on them. As we place demand on our muscles and our cardiovascular system, they adapt. Once they adapt, they’re no longer “stressed,” so we need to place more stress on them to further progress.

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The Benefits of a High Intensity Walking Program


Walking Program
Walking Program

High intensity exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Walking is an often underestimated option that almost anybody can do. Recent studies of elderly walkers in Japan have watched the effects of casual-pace walking versus higher-paced aerobic walking. The results clearly highlighted a boost in fitness for those who walked at a high pace.

The study gives hope to people who have previously shied away from high intensity exercise that they are not conditioned yet to do, such as jogging or spin classes for example. The study had adults between age 44-78 do intervals of high intensity walking for 30 minutes 3 times per week for 5 months.

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