During the height of Covid my husband was diagnosed with Head and Neck Cancer. After treatment, we decided to devote more of our household/personal budget to health. Because he has a severed nerve from the procedures, we decided to work with a trainer to improve his overall strength. I too signed up for once weekly sessions. At my age (62), I worried about ...
My commitment is to improve my core strength and possibly lose weight. At 62 - I want to be able to keep up with my granddaughter and be physically active! I will look into joining a formal class to learn Tai Chi or yoga, but I will begin by walking more. I remember telling my clinical nursing students as we entered our clinical area in the hospital - "Come on - ...
I commit to physically exercising at least three times a week for 45 minutes to an hour each day. My commitment is to meet this goal by performing aerobic exercises such as biking and running for at least 45 minutes three days or more out of the week.
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