Covert Bailey, nutrional biochemist and author of several
books on exercise and weight loss quipped, "The best
exercise is the one you actually do."
His point is well taken. It's a lot easier to talk about
exercising than it is to do it.
The definition of inertia is,
“The tendency of a
body at rest to remain at rest or of a body in motion to
stay in motion.”
Until I was fifty-nine
years old the first part of this definition fit me
perfectly. My body was “at rest” most of the time—and
in spite of my best intentions my body seemed determined to
“remain at rest”.
going to get started exercising “one of these days”,
but not just now. I was just “too busy”.
My motto was, “Anything worth doing is worth putting off.”
It took a 6-way heart bypass operation to get me “in
After eleven years in
working with new exercisers it is apparent that the hardest
thing about exercising is getting started.
One of our new members
said to me, “I hate
exercise, but I know that I have to do it.”
days later she made a point of telling me, “I can’t
believe it but I’m actually enjoying this.”
The second most important
factor in being successful is to be consistent.
work goes on in the brain.
It takes about a month of
regular exercise to create a new habit.
When you are “hit or miss” you subject yourself to the worst
of both worlds. You feel guilty for missing—and you show
little or no improvement in how you look and feel.
Researcher Ray Borowitz
says we must learn to expect to “not want to
Borowitz contends that
our subconscious acts as an
inner brake that is as powerful in preventing the best exercise, as
the drive for hunger is in getting us to eat. My
personal experience bears this out.
To neutralize this
negative drive we must focus on the immediate and long term
benefits of exercise.
An enthusiastic member
commented, “This is one of the best things I’ve ever done.”
Another said, “I wish I had started a long time ago.”
Gene Millen. Seventeen years ago a heart surgeon sawed open my
chest and stitched in bypasses to six of my favorite heart arteries.
That got my attention...and started me on a journey to helping
others avoid my mistakes.
experience in searching for the best exercise for
heart health and weight loss includes
working with hundreds of people in the
Vital Life Center, a
health and wellness club for the "over 50 crowd."
certified as a Physical Fitness Specialist by the Cooper
Institute in Dallas, Texas, the leading Preventive Medicine
Clinic in America. I also hold certifications as a Medical
Exercise and Post Rehab Conditioning Specialist.
knew just about everything there was to know about the best
exercise ...until I discovered Dr. Sears' new PACE® program.
Yes, it is possible to teach an old dog new tricks.
thing about the PACE® exercise
system is that the workouts never last more than 10 to 20 minutes.
That means your body burns carbs during exercise, not fat.
After you finish the routine, your body starts burning fat
to replace the carbs it just burned.
In fact, your body will burn fat for up to 24 hours after
you complete your PACE® workout. It even burns fat while you
The trouble with endurance exercise is that low intensity
workouts for long periods of time cause our bodies to store fat. Once you pass the 15 to 20
minute mark, you start burning fat during exercise.
This sounds like a good idea but our body just doesn't work
this way. Low intensity endurance exercise tells your body you need fat to burn as fuel during
As a result,
your body will make and store more
fat to prepare for your next run or aerobic workout -- a
never-ending cycle making it impossible to get rid of that
stubborn fat that never seems to go away.
After a few
weeks, your body gets the message that it doesn't need to
store excess body fat at all!
If you need more exercise but just haven't got around to it
because of a busy schedule...or procrastination, why not get
started today? You will never regret taking better care of
Dr. Sears has produced results for
thousands of people from around the world. And he can do it
Al Sears put everything you need to get started in his new
science-backed book, PACE: Rediscover Your Native Fitness.
And the best news? This book is so affordable, it makes no
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Click this link to
learn more about Dr. Sears PACE® Program. It is absolutely
the best exercise to lose weight and energize your heart and