Category Archives: Exercise

Fitness Quote June 2021


Fitness Isn’t A Destination – It’s A Way Of Life


Irene Pastore is a native New Yorker, health and fitness blogger, and personal trainer. She owns this website, and authors each blog post. To read her complete bio, visit the About Page.

Fitness Quote June 2021


Your Heart Is A Muscle – Keep It Strong By Doing Cardio Exercise At Least 5 Times Weekly For 30 Minutes


Irene Pastore is a native New Yorker, health and fitness blogger, and personal trainer. She has 25 years experience teaching exercise in New York City. To read her complete bio, visit the About Page.

Exercise-Avoidance Excuse Of The Month: June 2021

I’M GOING ON VACATION

Solution # 1: Most Hotels Have Stretch Areas, Cardio Equipment, Weight Machines, And Dumbbells

Solution #2: Bring Easy-To-Pack Portable Exercise Equipment Such As Bands, Tubes, TRX, or Medicine Ball

Solution #3: Learn A Bodyweight Exercise Routine That Doesn’t Require Equipment


Irene Pastore, is a Certified Personal Trainer, fitness blogger, health educator, and speaker. She has 23 years experience teaching exercise in New York City.. To read her complete bio, visit the About Page.

Equipment Of The Month: Agility Dots

EQUIPMENT OF THE MONTH: Agility Dots

CATEGORY: Speed, Agility, Balance

HOW TO USE IT: Non-slip flat disks, for use on smooth indoor surface.  

PORTABILITY: Available in sets of 6, 10 or 12 dots.  Each dot is 10″ in diameter.  Dots are lightweight and portable.  Toss in a carry bag, or on car seat.

BENEFITS:  Improve balance and range of motion.  Suitable for any level of fitness, including older adults.   Price: around $25.00 for 1 set of 10 disks.  Larger sets range $30.00 to $40.00.  

TYPE OF WORKOUT: Hops, jumps and balance drills.  For increased challenge, use more than 1 set, and/or combine with Agility Ladders and Rings.  Excellent for seniors who want to improve balance.


Irene Pastore, is a Certified Personal Trainer, fitness blogger, health educator, and speaker. She has 25 years experience teaching exercise in New York City.  For her complete bio, visit the About Page.  

National CPR and AED Awareness Week June 1-7 2021

CPR* Is Easy To Learn, And May Save the Life Of A Loved One


LINKS

American Heart Association CPR & First Aid

American Red Cross

*Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrilator

Irene Pastore, is a Certified Personal Trainer, fitness blogger, health educator, and speaker. She has 25 years experience teaching exercise in New York City.  To read her complete bio, visit the About Page.