July 23, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Lack of time and motivation seem to be the most common roadblocks for not participating in a regular exercise program for many people nowadays. The recent economic times have caused many people to take on more than one job to make ends meet. If you fall into this category and cannot even fathom having time to exercise, it is time to rethink your exercise strategy now.
A common misconception is that one has to spend countless hours in the gym to gain any health benefit. According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) recommendations, most adults need to engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each week. Key points that ACSM adds are: