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By Adam Glinski

Exercise Tips Spring is in the air- We've nearly made it through another winter, and the warm weather has returned from its short respite. With the holidays over, we can return to a normal Florida lifestyle. If you are like a lot of people you have been exercising the last few months, possibly working toward new goals that you have set for yourself. Maybe you have been in the gym or following some of my at-home fitness tips. Either way, great job, and keep up the good work! Now that the weather is so pleasant, it’s a great time to get outside and switch up your routine to keep things fresh. Hiking or nature walks- Living in a wonderful state such as Florida provides us with ample opportunity to observe all kinds of nature and wildlife. Get out and explore the miles of trails in local parks, walk around one of the Heartland's many beautiful lakes, or take a stroll down a beach...all of which are great ways to keep active and healthy. It's always a good idea to look at maps of an area and plan your walks, sticking to the main trails, so you can chart the distance and time you have hiked. Wear good supportive shoes or boots to protect your feet. For elderly hikers, a cushioned insole can soften your steps to help prevent pressure on your back or hips. Also, don’t forget sunscreen, bug spray and your camera.

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Join a sports club- Do you like to ride a bicycle, kayak, run, or maybe you play shuffle board, basketball, tennis, softball, golf, or pickle ball? Odds are there are clubs in your area. Join a group of like-minded people who enjoy the same things you do. A 2007 Stanford University study found that even a small amount of social support helps to keep individuals engaged and motivated. Outdoor activities are always more fun with other people. Can’t find a group that fits your needs? Get organized and start one. There are plenty of people out there looking for „

Heartland Living Feb-Mar Issue 2016  
Heartland Living Feb-Mar Issue 2016  

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