Are You Living the Healthy Lifestyle That Is Your Goal?

Without really working at it you actually reached more than 7,000 steps, including 5 flights of stairs. According to the pretty basic fitness tracker on your cell phone that is the equivalent of walking 2.8 miles. And while this amount may not come close to what your husband and daughters achieve, it is a step in the right direction. With a goal of being able to keep up with them this summer of a family trip to Greece you are forcing yourself to be more active. In fact, in an effort to really get yourself moving and to improve your stamina you have even enrolled in a jiu jitsu class. Registering with two of your good friends, all three of you are far from fit. The three of you hope, however, that you will be able to see some improvement in the next three months.

None of you want to win a bathing suit contest or anything, but you are each determined to strengthen your cores and to make sure that you improve your balance and stamina as well. The jiu jitsu instructor has been more than kind and you are excited that these extra efforts might make the summer family vacation more fun. The fact that you actually walked so much today is an indicator of how far you have progressed.

Many Ancient Martial Arts Classes Offer a Way to Improve Strength, Endurance, and Balance
From kickboxing classes to various other kinds of martial arts classes, there are many ways that people can get themselves in better shape. And while we all know that The American Heart Association recommends that even children over the age of two engage in at least one hour a day of moderate physical activity, as adults we can sometimes be negligent in getting the exercise we need to keep ourselves healthy.
Although as many as 66% of parents worry that their child spends too much time on electronic devices, these same parents are often guilty of the same kind of sedentary habits. By setting a good example of getting up and moving, parents are living what they preach. Whether this is joining a martial arts studio and taking classes as a family or taking long walks and hikes at home in preparation for an upcoming vacation, there are many ways that people can live a healthier life!

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