Steps to a Healthier You Charlotte NC

Don't put off your health and fitness goals. A week is all it takes to get serious about improving your health. Here this article gives you tips on how to keep fit in just one week.

Epec Management Inc
(704) 332-1081
1824 E 7th St
Charlotte, NC
 
Summit Fitness Inc
(704) 344-2303
1341 E Morehead St
Charlotte, NC
 
Charlotte Athletic Club
(704) 371-5600
101 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC

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Keri Kelsay Fitness LLC
(704) 394-0911
637 Garden District Dr
Charlotte, NC
 
elements for Women
(704) 377-4887
129 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC
 
Nurturing Tree Spa
(704) 497-0540
725 Jackson Ave
Charlotte, NC
 
Ms Fit
(704) 332-2224
1601 Elizabeth Ave
Charlotte, NC
 
Embassy Sports Club
(704) 371-5600
101st Tyron St
Charlotte, NC

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Tower Club Sports Club
(704) 371-8430
101 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC
 
Core Fitness
(704) 900-6320
101 S Tryon St Ste 200
Charlotte, NC

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Steps to a Healthier You

Don't put off your health and fitness goals. A week is all it takes to get serious about improving your health. Here's how:

Sunday. Buy a pedometer and aspire to meet the American Heart Association's standard of walking 3,000 steps per day.

Monday. Are you out of breath after taking a couple of flights of stairs? Turn stairwells into your fitness friend by choosing the steps instead of the elevator. Whether it's two flights or 10, watch how quickly your breathing improves.

Tuesday. When you're trapped at your desk or stuck on a plane, do calf raises. By flexing and pointing-first lifting toes, returning to a flat foot, then lifting your heels and squeezing your calf muscles-you are pumping blood up your legs and improving your circulation.

Wednesday. Give up the perfect parking space. Forever. By parking farther from the store, office or gym, you are burning more calories. Little walks add up.

Thursday. Eat natural. Take a day to give up processed food filled with preservatives and sodium. Choose food that looks the same as when it was harvested. Stick to the outer perimeter of the grocery store when you shop.

Friday. Cool down. Tough week? Take one day to do an activity to soothe your mind. Read a book. Enjoy a sunset. Take a bubble bath. Listen to your iPod.

Saturday. Let your dog think you're indecisive. Take your pup for a 10-minute walk, then jog for two minutes. Repeat.

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