This is the year when you are going to stick to the New Year’s resolution that you have made to exercise more. You are not really setting a goal for how much weight you want to lose, but you are determined that any time you want to eat between meals you will take one lap around the park. Located just behind your house, the sidewalk trail just once around equals a half mile. You have told yourself that you can eat a few snacks during the day, as long as you also get active first.

You do not need expensive and complicated exercise fitness equipment to stay fit. You can actually get much of the exercise that you need by walking. Using your own weight as resistance, you are able to get the exercise that you need to help you reach the goals that you have set for yourself, especially those goals that you set at the beginning of a new year.

Is the Gym Equipment in Your Home Being Used?,br>
We all have exercise equipment that we have purchased that has done little more than collect dust and piles of clothing. Tucked away in a corner, these expensive gym equipment pieces offer the best way for people to make sure that they at least get started on their newest set of goals. When that equipment is left unused, however, it serves no purpose. When you transition past the point of using the equipment that you bought with such good intentions, it might be time to visit one of the local used sports stores that will pay you cash for what you are no longer using.

One of the benefits of belonging to a gym that is full of equipment is that you are able to spend a few weeks on one set of equipment and then move on to another set that will motivate you to keep moving. The latest research indicates that fewer than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day. In addition, only 36% of adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity that they need each week. Both of these statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are indications that even if you do not make it an entire year with your new fitness plan, any amount of exercise is a literal step in the right direction.