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Health and fitness: Find and stick to the right program

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By Kent Pegg

Another new year is upon us and that means that many of you have resolved to get fit, lose weight or improve your health this coming year. Good for you! There is no time like the present to start out on your path to a healthier, more fit life.But often that’s easier said than done. If you don’t have a significant workout history it can be challenging to find the right exercise program and stick with it long term. Fear not, however, because there are some things you can do to significantly improve your chances of succeeding with your resolutions this year.First, be careful. Take it slow and get some help. The worst thing you can do is start out on an exercise program that is not right for you and get hurt. Not only does that set you back on your health and fitness journey, but it just might be enough to keep you from wanting to work out at all.Next, get some advice from a fitness professional to help you determine the right workout program for you. Then take it slow and increase the intensity of your exercise sessions gradually. A healthier you will come about over the coming months, not overnight.If you’re relatively healthy and not facing any significant health challenges, start by working out three to four times per week for about an hour.


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