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Posted on January 10th, 2018 in Individual Resources

Each month we send members tips and insights on how to improve their physical fitness in our monthly e-newsletter. Check here to find those and other timely articles and resources.

According to a recent The Washington Post article, approximately 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions.  Many have good intentions, but experience roadblocks and challenges while trying to accomplish them. Let’s take a look at Operation 2018 Fitness Resolution to help ensure your goals become reality.

According to a recent The Washington Post article, approximately 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions.  Many have good intentions when they set their goals, but experience roadblocks and challenges while trying to accomplish them. Read Operation 2018 Fitness Resolution to help ensure your goals become reality.

Adhering to a strict workout regimen during the holidays is tough. It's easier with a little change in perspective. Instead of trying to complete a grueling workout every day, just try to get in some sort of daily movement. Check out Ways to Stay Active this Holiday Season  for exercise tips and videos.

Learn the most effective ways to reach your fitness goals in these top three areas: weight loss, core strength and flexibility by reading What’s the Best Exercise for……….?

Read Sleep and Exercise -- The Perfect Marriage to understand the relationship between sleep and exercise. And how to exercise for better sleep. 

Have problems with lower back pain, general muscle and joint stiffness, and sub-optimum balance and muscular strength? Take a few minutes to read The Two Missing Components to Your Workout.

Direct and no-nonsense was the approach of, Eat This Not That.  It provided quick, easy-to-follow information on what to and what not to eat. We take the same approach with exercises in Do This, Not That -- With Your 207 Workouts

Check out our Quick and Effective Holiday Workouts  including videos. 

Classic recommendations for physical activity recommend 20-60 consecutive minutes per day. Our time is precious so learn how use Every Little bit Helps exercise strategies when your days are too full.

Did your exercise routine slip a little this summer? Get back on track with Fall Fitness After Travel and Vacations. 

One of the most frustrating situations that those who exercise typically battle at least once in their lives is dealing with an injury. Exercising While Injured examines how to maintain a regular exercise regimen while dealing with an injury.

Test your exercise knowledge with our informative Fitness Quiz.

Put the 4 Steps to a Successful Fitness Program to work to help you reach your fitness goals.

Are you still on track with your 2016 health goals? See how to reassess your "plan of attack" and form a  realistic and well planned approach by reading Goal Reassessment.

Looking to join a health club to help meet your New Year Resolution to get in better shape? Read our informative Choosing a Health Club.

Don't let winter put a chill on your exercise program, check out these Energizing Indoor Exercise Options.

Learn how millions of people are increasing their fitness motivation and focus with Self-Directed Exercise with Activity Trackers

Here are 3 Tips for Fall Fitness to rethink and restart your exercise activity.

"Sitting is the new smoking". Find desk-friendly exercises and tips to add movement to your day in Less Sit and More Fit.