Swimsuit season comes and goes, but your body stays with you…as long as you take good care of it. So, as summer drags its feet into fall, stand up, pick up your feet and get moving. But be advised that if you’re jonesing for a pint of chocolate ice cream, sliding into the kitchen like Tom Cruise in “Risky Business” will not count as exercise. If you want to show love for your heart, you’ve got to get your groove on for at least 30 minutes a day. A full hour a day is ideal, but a lot of us are so busy sitting down at work that we feel there’s never enough time. We’re so obsessed with making dough that we run the risk of letting our bodies turn into blobs of it. No more excuses. I’ve got ten tips to help you stay fit for the rest of the summer, and even after you say “buh-bye” to your bathing suit until next year.
Focus: (verb) to concentrate attention or energy; apply, fix attention on, target.
The key to an effective workout is to be FOCUSED! Throughout my seven years of working in the fitness industry, I have been able to determine what helps and hurts a workout. I have compiled a list of DO’s and DON’Ts to help you maximize your workout experience.