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Strength and Fitness Apps making a Big Bang

APPLY AS NEEDED (Mobile Health and Fitness Apps Burst onto the Health Scene)

For Your Health Featured Article from “The Costco Connection” June 2011

By Andrea Downing Peck

“THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT”TM quickly is becoming the mantra of smartphone users looking to do everything from locating an urgent-care clinic with the shortest waiting time to devising personalized fitness programs to monitoring their blood pressure.

                Mobile health and fitness applications are poised to explode onto the healthcare scene. An estimated 500 million smartphone owners worldwide will be using mHealth (mobile health) apps within the next five years, according to a 2010 report by research2guidance, a mobile research consulting firm.

Avoid These Common Exercise Mistakes, Myths and Misconceptions

Clear up any confusion and let these workout tips improve your workout routine.

Experience has shown that even seasoned fitness fanatics sometimes hold onto certain exercise misconceptions and make some pretty common mistakes. The mistakes listed below are not necessarily harmful (though some are), but can sure lead to a lot of wasted time. The workout tips should help solve any problems.

Some of these misconceptions might have prevented you from starting a fitness program in the first place.

Common Mistake: Failure to set goals.

Tips to Stay Fit, Motivated, and Active

It’s okay, you can finally admit it. It’s been two months since you’ve seen the inside of the gym. Getting sick, family crisis, overtime at work and school papers that needed to get finished all kept you for exercising. Now, the question is: how do you start again?

Once you have an exercise habit, it becomes automatic. You just go to the gym, there is no force involved. But after a month, two months or possibly a year off, it can be hard to get started again. Here are some tips to climb back on that treadmill after you’ve fallen off.

Benefits of a Gym Membership

Joining a gym or a health club is the best decision you can make. This decision can be enhanced by taking advantage of a gym that has personal trainers on staff and provides the opportunity to enroll in classes like TRX, Insanity, Spinning, Yoga, etc. Therefore, it is important that you find a health club that not only provides a wide variety of exercise activities, but also has qualified instructors as well.

1. You Get to Learn the Benefits of Long-Term Development

How to Choose the Right Gym

Whether you are looking to get in-shape and choosing a gym or fitness club for the first time or have a current gym membership and are looking to make a change, finding the right place to work out can be a confusing and intimidating process, especially for beginners, but it doesn’t have to be this way. So with so many options, how do can you be sure you’re making the right choice? It really comes down to your fitness goals and personal preferences.  But you can take some of the uncertainty out of finding a fitness club by asking yourself a few questions:

What is my lifestyle like?

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