Thursday, October 8, 2015

Ten minutes of exercise can make a difference! #just10

Did you know that in just ten minutes a day you can have a healthier life? When people think of health and wellness, oftentimes it comes with the expectation that drastic changes must be made. On the contrary, by taking small baby steps, you can change your life. A research study was conducted by the Biomedical Research Laboratory in Louisiana with people who exercised for 10 minutes a day versus those who exercised 30-60 minutes. After 6 months, the health benefits of the two groups were nearly the same - improved cardio health and overall fitness level ( Our bodies respond to consistent exercise and 10 minutes is enough!

Here are my ten suggestions for exercise in 10 minutes?

  • Take a walk around the neighborhood
  • Do a High Intensity Workout (HITT)
  • Jump rope
  • Calisthetics
  • Strength train using your body weight
  • Swim a few laps
  • Take a jog
  • Mow the lawn
  • Ride a bike
  • Hula Hoop

America’s Biggest Health Fair is happening in more than 4,400 Walmart stores across the country from noon - 4pm on October 10th. It is projected that more than 300,000 health screenings and immunizations will take place at the event. In #just10 minutes you can make a difference in your health.

You will have the opportunity to:
  • Get your blood pressure taken and your blood glucose checked.
  • Get a flu shot and a pneumonia shot.
  • Learn what are the best health insurance options for you.
  • Get a vision screening and your eyeglasses cleaned and adjusted for free or
  • Shop at Walmart and burn 35 calories.

I challenge you to start your journey to healthy living in 10 minutes by attending America’s Biggest Health Fair. I also want to invite you to share your best ideas for healthy living on twitter and facebook using #just10.

Just ten minutes of your time can make a world of difference in your health. It is my hope that you take advantage of America’s Biggest Health Fair at Walmart and incorporate 10 minutes of exercise daily into your life using my suggestions or your own. You can make a difference in your health with just 10 minutes!

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