November 19, 2013 by saltdogsducttape
Take a break from your Tuesday for a little lunchtime reading.
Every winter there comes a time where I need a little extra motivation to get up and run in the mornings. It’s cold, it’s dark, i’m sore, the list goes on. While this is the Runners World 101 Kicks in the Butt, feel free to apply these aids to any fitness endeavor.
Getting healthy, and the side effect of losing weight, can be a great personal accomplishment. It can also hurt your relationships. Are you a dieting jerk?
Personally I love lifting weights and need very little additional motivation to do so. Turns out that lifting weights improves not only improves the quantity of “good” (HDL) cholesterol, more importantly it improves the quality. Improve Your Cholesterol.
There are few exercises that are more dreaded than burpees. Next time you see the Bane of the Whiteboard, you should smile and try harder. Researchers have determined that “clear relationship between how easy it was for the people to get off the floor and how long they lived.”
Shameless Plug: Only a couple weeks left in Movember!