Success Stories: Take Your Exercise in Doses

Awesome news from Dr. A! ( We've been working together for a couple of weeks now, and last week he surpassed his goal of burning 250 calories every day by picking up extra doses of exercise during the course of each day.He began the week by adding an extra session on the bike. At mid-week he built in 20 minutes of walking with his biking workouts. On the last day of the week he logged in 4 workouts totaling 70 minutes of biking and a 1000 calorie expenditure.  Wow!

Studies show that exercise accumulated in short bouts offers weight loss and aerobic fitness benefits comparable to those achieved in longer sessions.

Use this tip yourself:  Don't let an "all or nothing" mentality of exercise sabotage your fitness regimen!  Instead of skipping a workout because you don't have time to do the full routine, get creative about incorporating bouts of exercise into your day.

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