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Physical Activity Set of 6
Help yourself and the rest of your family get motivated to get more exercise with these practical and upbeat pamphlets. This money-saving and convenient set of 6 pamphlets includes:
I Walk Because...; 50 Great Reasons to Exercise; Exercise: Ten Tips to Get You Started; 21 Easy Ways to Add Physical Activity to Your Day; Exercise and Stress; and the "I Don’t Like to Exercise" Guide to Physical Activity.
Too Much Sitting: The Health Risks and What You Can Do
Sit less. Move more. That’s the straightforward message of this pamphlet for people who sit for long periods throughout the day (that would be most of us). It explains why too much sitting can lead to serious health issues such as weight gain, heart disease and diabetes. And it offers simple tips on how to take active breaks from sitting -- at work, school or home. Perfect for workplace wellness or introductory exercise programs or any setting where there’s too much sitting!
Let's Take a Walk
No need for spandex or fancy equipment to get in a good workout. Walking is an easy, gentle way to reap the benefits of physical activity. Part of the Instant Recess® pamphlet series, this supportive title helps readers take the first steps to develop a regular walking habit, while staying safe and healthy along the way. It includes tips on getting prepared, when and where to walk and how to safely increase distance and duration over time.
Exercise for Busy People
Trying to fit a trip to the gym into an already full schedule is nearly impossible for many people. But just about anyone can add ten minute Instant Recess® breaks into the most jam-packed days. Whether at work, home or waiting for the bus, here are ways to sneak some fun and active moments into whirlwind lives. By making exercise a priority, people can find ways to be physically active throughout the day, which will give them more energy to manage their day-to-day responsibilities and challenges.
Workday Fitness: Let's Get Moving!
All work and no play can impact morale, productivity and employee health. Here are more than 20 ways to incorporate short fitness breaks while on-the-job to create a more energized and enjoyable workday. Organizations that have adopted the Instant Recess® approach are finding that participants report improved physical and mental health, productivity and weight management. According to Dr. Toni Yancey, the creator of Instant Recess®, what’s good for the waistline is also good for the bottom line.
Get Active Together!
The Instant Recess® concept promotes the idea that exercising with others can increase motivation and enjoyment. Readers will find suggestions on how to find like-minded partners, how to be a good exercise buddy and how to generate support for fitness in the workplace in this helpful title. From walking breaks with co-workers to family hikes to planting a community garden, there are lots of group activity ideas covering a variety of settings and sectors in this easy-to-read title.
Get Active 10 Minutes at a Time
This helpful title explains how Instant Recess® or short activity breaks every day can help with mood, weight management, stress, disease prevention and more. It encourages readers to add activity to daily routines and offers plenty of suggestions about types of activities that can be done in a short period of time by people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels.
What Gets in the Way of Exercise (and What to Do About It)
Many people have a hard time exercising because of real and perceived barriers. Here’s an excellent overview of common fitness obstacles and tips for finding a way to overcome them. From time challenges to boredom to bad hair—solutions aplenty are found here. Using the Instant Recess® concept of brief activity breaks, this helpful pamphlet encourages readers to identify their own personal barriers and develop strategies to help themselves get moving and feel better.
Exercise: 30 Minutes, 30 Ways
Strapped for time, but still trying to meet exercise goals? This handy pamphlet offers 30 ways to fit exercise breaks into daily routines. The focus is on moderate, aerobic exercises that can help people log about 150 activity minutes each week--whether done all at once or in shorter increments.
50 Fun Ways to Family Fitness
Blending physical activity with “family time” is a great way to help children and adults get fit and stay healthy together. The family-friendly suggestions in this easy-to-read title provide plenty of positive reinforcement for family members to have fun with one another, develop new skills and enjoy their time together while being active.
Exercise! Ten Tips To Get You Started
Give this motivational pamphlet to people who are having trouble getting started on an exercise program. The pamphlet contains suggestions for starting and staying with an exercise plan, including enlisting friends as partners and setting realistic goals. It also lists the many benefits--health, appearance, and a sense of well-being--of regular exercise.
25 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight (and Keep It Off)
This pamphlet promotes simple lifestyle changes such as eating more fruits and vegetables and increasing physical activity as a way to lose weight and/or maintain a healthy weight. The suggestions encourage readers to make gradual changes towards an overall healthier lifestyle.
21 Easy Ways to Add Physical Activity to Your Day
It's tough to fit exercise into a busy schedule. This pamphlet will help people build those critical 30 to 60 minutes of physical activity into their daily lives. It offers suggestions for establishing a regular, manageable routine of daily exercise, and also lists different ways that people can exercise for short periods of time, such as by parking farther from the store or office, taking the stairs, cleaning the house, and doing yard work. Also available as a 28 x 22 display poster (
I Don't Like to Exercise Guide to Physical Activity
Many adults actually dread exercise. This pamphlet offers practical tips for people who don't like exercise, who are intimidated by gyms or who have a hard time working physical activity into their lives. Turn around the attitude of reluctant exercisers and help them get moving with these upbeat suggestions for making physical activity an enjoyable and manageable part of daily life.
Exercise and Depression: 10 Things You Should Know
Exercise is an effective way for many people to cope with depression. Here’s a supportive overview of how physical activity can help alleviate feelings of sadness and other depression symptoms. It emphasizes that even small amounts of exercise can help, and urges readers to pick an activity they enjoy and get moving.
50 Great Reasons to Exercise
The 50 reasons to exercise in this upbeat, positive and motivational pamphlet will help persuade even the most reluctant exercisers to get moving. The pamphlet offers a friendly, easy-to-read format and focuses on the many benefits of exercise--even when done in small spurts throughout the day. Also available as a poster. See title #5317.
I Walk Because...
This motivational pamphlet provides 101 great reasons to get those feet moving, listing both the physical and mental health benefits of walking. This is a great way to persuade people to take those important first steps towards regular exercise. Also available as a poster. See title #5316.
I'll Walk Today Wristband
For all those who need a bit more motivation to walk regularly (and that includes most of us) this colorful wristband is a wearable reminder to take it one step at a time.
Walking To Lose Weight
Walking is a simple, safe and terrific way to shed or keep off extra weight. This pamphlet points out the benefits of walking regularly and suggests ways to get started and stay motivated. It also offers tips for how to incorporate walking into your day.
Exercise and Stress
Exercise is one of the best ways to lower your stress level--and you get the added benefit of getting into shape. This pamphlet shows how to use exercise as a stress management tool and also explores the different kinds of exercise (competitive versus contemplative) that may benefit different types of people.
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