1. Change things up
There is nothing more boring and unsustainable than exercising the same way. It will lead to a bad relationship with workouts and benefits will diminish. Don’t exercise the same routine more than twice in any week and mix it up with boxing, cardio, running and fun outdoor activities.
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2. Exercise with kids
Take your kids on your activity session. This may seem an insane thing to do and has its place (ie: don't take them to a gym workout with you). But if you are exercising outside, the kids will get used to your routine and the boundaries you set them. We all know that kids imitate their parents and there is no better example to set them than seeing you exercise. From experience, after a while they will even want to join in!
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3. Work your core
Often the simplest of movements can lead to the greatest gains. The plank will work your core and is incredible for increasing balance, posture and staying flexible. Staying flexible will help assist in reducing artery blockage.
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4. Strengthen up
Weight training can help build bone density, helping with balance and this will lead to a reduction in the possibility of unnecessary falls at an older age. Don't be afraid to lift heavier weights and reduce your repetition range to 6-8.
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5. Use technology
Embrace the tech age. The Tack Tack smart fitness tracker on BHG Shop or the Striiv activity tracker can help remind you when to take any medication, help control your sugar level and monitor your gluten. Technology is here to help now, so use it.