Taking The First Step!

Eva Redpath Body Conditioning by Dancers

Being physically active provides benefits for all of us. People are physically active for many reasons-play, work, competition, health, creativity, being with friends.

There are also as many ways of being active as there are reasons. What we choose to do depends on our own abilities and desires. Perhaps you’ll consider a Body Conditioning class or Yoga, try out many programs until you find what is most inspiring for you.

In combination with healthy eating and positive body image, physical activity can improve our quality of life. Together all three equal total body well being!

Here are a few tips

Active Living

  • Take the stairs instead of an escalator or elevator
  • Get off the bus early and walk

Healthy Eating

  • Drink lots of water
  • Enjoy a variety of foods, Eat moderate portions, Eat regular meals.
  • Emphasize whole grain products, vegetables and fruit
  • Choose lower-fat dairy products, leaner meats and foods prepared with little or no fat
  • Achieve and maintain a healthy body weight by enjoying regular physical activity and healthy eating
  • Limit salt, alcohol and caffeine
  • Don’t give up foods you enjoy-aim for moderation and variety
  • Make changes gradually

Positive Self Image

  • Accept who you are and how you look
  • Remember, a healthy weight range is one that is realistic for your own make-up
  • Try a new challenge
  • Compliment yourself
  • Reflect positively on your abilities

Be Fit & Be Well.



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One Response to “Taking The First Step!”

  1. Shawn B Says:

    I think these are great tips Miss Eva! Thanks for sharing, especially the healthy eating- I just shoved 3 slices of Pizza Hut into my face… =( Will try to do better. =)

    – SB

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