Your Strong Fitness Foundation

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Your Strong Fitness Foundation

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Your body is your superstructure.

In order to maintain and live a healthy life, a strong foundation is crucial to your success.


If you have very little or no exercise experience/training, start with small changes.

Develop healthy habits.

  1. Regular eating patterns.
  2. Regular sleeping patterns.
  3. Regular exercise patterns/physical training sessions.

Monitor food intake.

  1. Eat quality foods that are nutritious.
  2. Make healthy choices.
    -Increase fruit and vegetable consumption.
    -Consume lowfat/nonfat dairy.
    -Avoid processed foods.
  3. Reduce/eliminate empty calorie food like candy, desserts, soft drinks, alcohol, etc.

Establish a cardiovascular program that is progressive and challenging, based on your initial fitness level.

  1. Start with walking for a predetermined amount of time on a set number of days.
  2. Increase the duration of the walk, increase the number of days you walk, and include some challenging terrain such as hill climbing, stair climbing, hiking, etc.
  3. Progress into a running program, the same as you did for walking.
  4. Remember to progressively challenge yourself.
  5. Consider entering into a local race to gauge your progress.

If you have been physically active and you would like a progressively challenging program to allow yourself to grow and improve. Consider the following suggestions:

  1. Running several times throughout the week.
  2. Cross training such as cycling, swimming, etc.
  3. Interval training
  4. Plyometric training
  5. Weight training/Circuit training


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