NS-01180 – Lily at White Point

A few nice fitness program images I found:

NS-01180 – Lily at White Point
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Took this lily at the lodge as I was leaving.
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White Point Beach Resort is a year-round, oceanfront beach vacation destination. Named one of the top 10 coastal destinations in the world by National Geographic Traveler in October 2010. White Point features a new main lodge and refreshed cottages and guest rooms. Choose from a wide variety of accommodations.

The 1-km sandy beach is perfect for relaxing, strolling and enjoying the soft white sand and pounding surf. While the beach is considered a main attraction, the freshwater lake has a boathouse with canoes and paddleboats to be enjoyed.

There are a indoor heated pool, hot tub and sauna, outdoor pool, tennis courts, beach volleyball area and outdoor shuffleboard. There are also nature trails, a CPGA Donald J. Ross designed 9-hole golf course, day spa, fitness room, recreation centre, games room, children’s playground, and a variety of complimentary recreation programs and activities for all ages. There are nightly, beachside bonfires to roast marshmallows and even mussel bakes.

faltshiler / Florina female-jogger-morro-bay-coleman-avenue
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Image by mikebaird
Female Jogger faltshiler / Florina on Coleman Avenue in Morro Bay, CA 5-2-07 –

Girl Running, Girl Jogging, Female Jogger, Female runner –
Female jogger in halter-top and tights –
probably one of my most used Flickr images on the internet.

Photo by Mike Baird bairdphotos.com Canon 20D 100-400mm IS lens handheld from an outrigger canoe.

12 June 2008 Tineye.com found these approved Creative Commons instances of this image
# 20071026jogger.jpg → zenhabits.net/tags/fitness/
# 20071026jogger.jpg → zenhabits.net/2007/10/10-great-workouts-to-spice-up-your-…

Used under Creative Commons at laufrunde.de/ Modern Running Magazine
and at elizalives.blogspot.com/2008/09/dare-i-dream-impossible.html

Related images at flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/2598635095/ and flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/2598633945

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Creative Commons use at www.iowaave.com/2008/08/29/why-you-need-to-keep-track-of-… and many other blogs….
inc. 09 Feb 2009 PsychDIETry www.psychdietry.com/?p=22

Used with indirect credit www.contis-tourisme.com/infos-legales.html at www.contis-tourisme.com/tourism-office-contis/contis-plag… – better than no credit 🙂

Creative Commons use of my running girl image was found here dated 18 Dec 2013, via appearance on my Facebook newsfeed 18 Nov 2014, www.businessinsider.com/morning-routine-better-day-2013-1…
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Achieve Your Fitness Goals With These Tips

Many people have great hopes and dreams about physical fitness. A lot of people just give up on it though. It takes so much effort and drive to get fit that people can quickly become discouraged. Read this article to find out more about creating a fitness program that corresponds to your goals.

Find and choose an exercise routine that you like, and you can stick with. Choose something that you love, so you can look forward to exercising.

Keep a daily record of everything that you do. Write down everything you eat or drink and every exercise that you do. Even keep track of the day’s weather and your feelings that day. Then, you’ll be able to watch for specific patterns that may be affecting your routines. On days you do not accomplish much, make note of the reason.

Face your fitness fears head-on and begin by tackling the exercises that you dread most. For most people, an aversion for a particular exercise stems from the fact that they are not very good at it. Whatever your weak exercise is, conquer it by adding it into your workout routine.

Muscle Mass

When you’re weight lifting, doing several reps of lighter weights can boost your muscle mass greater than fewer reps with heavier weights. Muscle mass involves length of endurance without the loss of strength rather that how much you can lift. The best athletes in the world follow this rule.

Reserve some time on your schedule every day exclusively for exercise. Add exercise into your daily routine using creative methods. Take the stairs instead of the elevator, park a few blocks away from work or wake up 10 minutes early to do some morning stretching.

To improve the efficiency of your workout, practice controlled breathing. When doing situps, exhale strongly when your body is at its highest. Your muscles have to work harder if you exhale deeply.

Flex your glutes at the top of each rep when lifting weights over your head. This will help firm up your butt while helping your body to align itself better for a safer work out. This provides your spine with more stabilization.

Before using any weight bench, check it out. Check the padding on the bench by putting pressure on the seat with your thumb. If you feel wood or metal that is under the bench, get another seat.

Don’t work out if you have a fever, chest congestion or are nauseous. If you are ill, your body has to use its energy to heal itself. In addition, your body is not really able to build muscles while you are sick. Wait until you feel better to work out again. While you’re waiting it out, be sure you sleep good and eat well too.

Between sets in your routine, stretch out the muscles being worked on. You should stretch for at least 20 seconds. It has been proven that stretching between sets can increase strength by as much as 20 percent. Plus, stretching really lowers the possibility of injury during your routines.

For people that feel guilt creeping in while they watch t.v. the following tip can allow you to exercise while catching up on your shows, with no guilt. By exercising during the breaks of your show, you can make a significant impact on your physical fitness.

Get chores done and get exercise in by working on your yard. Yards, lawns, and gardens require a lot of attention and maintenance, and you need to get active. It’s a win-win situation. Try to better your space once per week to also get some exercise. Not only will you have a nice, fit body, you’ll have a great yard, too.

To avoid injuring your lower back, proper sit-up form is essential. Using a rolled towel under the lower portion of your back, along with a Swiss ball, will also help you avoid back strain. Bracing your feet under something like a chair can place strain on your back and should be avoided.

With the right support and knowledge, it is possible to get fit. While it’s still challenging, it is only insurmountable for those who don’t try. Fitness results come from hard work and effort alone. Take this advice and use it to help better your daily activities and live a healthier lifestyle.