Fitness

  • 5k Training Schedule

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    5K is the perfect distance for first-timers. Even if you’re a couch potato, you can be ready for a 5K in a couple of months. Here’s How.

  • Exercise and Physical Activity: What’s the Difference?

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    Physical activity is defined as movement that involves contraction of your muscles. Any of the activities we do throughout the day that involve movement — housework, gardening, walking, climbing stairs — are examples of physical activity.

  • Measuring Your Personal Fitness Level

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    “It is an individual measurement that is not always dependent on how much physical activity you do,” notes Jim Pivarnik, PhD, president of the American College of Sports Medicine and director of the Center for Physical Activity and Health at Michigan State University in East Lansing .