Consumer Reports: Exercise Boredom

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — For some, it seems like those New Year’s exercise resolutions are already starting to fizzle out. Daily workout and exercise routines can become monotonous and cause people to lose interest. The experts at Consumer Reports have some tips that can help you mix it up and keep you challenged. On a treadmill … Continue reading »

Top Treadmills & Ellipticals

(CONSUMER REPORTS) —  You want to exercise, but can’t find the time. That’s one of the most common reasons  people skip their workouts. Consumer Reports just tested treadmills and ellipticals for your home, which will save you commute time to the gym. But you want one that you’ll keep using for years to come. Consumer … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Prenatal Exercise

This morning I read this, “Those who exercise about seven hours a week while pregnant….” Wait, what?! Seven hours a week? I’m on Friday and have logged an hour of exercise since Monday. The story is about how exercise cuts down on gestational diabetes. You can read it here. Exercising, after working a full-time early … Continue reading »

Importance of Exercise

Medford, Ore. — One of the important factors in a healthy weight and lifestyle is exercise, but depending on your goals you’ll want to fit in a different amount of exercise. Sherri Sexton, clinical dietitian at Rogue Regional Medical Center, said there are many ways to enjoy the outdoors while getting exercise.  She suggests taking … Continue reading »

Using Smartphone Apps for Weight Loss

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you’re trying to lose weight or get healthy, smartphone apps can help. Rogue Regional Medical Center Clinical Dietitian, Sherri Sexton, has some favorites for tracking calories and getting exercise.  Those include apps Live Strong, My Fitness Pal, and Couch to 5k. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can go use … Continue reading »