An Hour or Three of Exercise

Just finished an hour of exercise, cause even middle agers need to keep as healthy as we can!

What do I do? Depends on the day, I do 30 minutes of strength training, 30 minutes of plyometrics and between 1-2 hours of aerobic/cardio per day.  That could be walking, exercise pedals, or plain ole marching in place.

With strength training, I’ll either do arm-chest workouts with light weights, or resistance band exercises (now up to the medium band). With plyometrics, I have several apps to chose from with differing exercises or some days I’ll do heavy stretching, or maybe yoga. I like to mix it up. Don’t forget plenty of lunges and squats to firm up that ass!  A firm ass and thighs help your knees, believe it or not. I’ve had plenty of physical therapists over the years tell me the same thing. 

What are the apps I use? I use the Daily Workout apps, available in the apple store, google play and I believe even the windows store. There are about 9 or 10 apps, many are free, I used the free ones for years and eventually bought the full apps, including the main workout app that has everything. I even bought their yoga app and use it frequently. You can choose 5, 8 or 10 minute workouts. The other app I use is Sworkit, again, there are different types of exercise, levels and times. There is a companion app called Nexercise to log what you do and get freebies and coupons. Just an extra incentive.

Aerobic-cardio can be anything, walking a mile to the store and back-carrying groceries, using a treadmill at home, gym or community workout area. The most basic and free is walking around the block at a moderate pace for 30 minutes and back,  some days I use the exercise pedals and watch a few hours tv.

Put some effort into toning up your body because it’s the only one you’ve got.

By Brick ONeil

Author, Researcher, Writer: . Called 'a prolific writer' since 2001, work includes Blogging, Copywriting, Spreadsheets, Research, Proposals, Articles in the fields of real estate, dating, health, fitness, disease, disability, technology and food.

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