Finally, the summer heat has subsided and we can all enjoy the cool Georgia fall. What a great time of year! I want to encourage all of you to get outside and walk. Walking can make all the difference in improving your health. I challenge all of you to start today, don’t wait! I have created a new walking routine called the Progressive 8! Start off with a 3-minute leisurely warm-up walk. At the 5-minute mark, start walking vigorously with your arms pumping for 45 seconds. Next, walk slowly for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Repeat this for 8 cycles and finally cool down for 3 minutes (a total of 24 minutes). Remember, go at your own pace and increase your intensity as you feel stronger. This will enhance your metabolism and increase your lung capacity! This research is from Dr. Al Sears’s PACE routine, it confirmed that this type of interval training will; increase lung capacity, enhance your longevity gene, increase stress reduction, improve sleep, and a general increase your sense of well-being. What else can you ask for?
Go out and give the Progressive 8 a try!
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