Many people work with a fitness trainer to choose exercises that are right for them and to learn how to do them safely. One of the best ways to find a personal trainer is to get a referral from someone you know who has a great trainer or from your local senior center. Once you have a couple of names, here are a few questions to help you pick the right trainer.
Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better is a national program to encourage black women ages 18 and older to control their weight through healthy eating and regular physical activity. Divided into six steps, the guide helps people tailor programs to local needs. New resources include
tip sheets on addressing barriers to physical activity and healthy eating
advice on planning an informational meeting
tips on using tools such as Facebook and websites to get the word out
JOIN OUR FREE WEBINAR June 6 to learn how others have used Sisters Together materials in their communities and how you can too. For more information and to register, visit http://ow.ly/kN6Xt.
“Almost two-thirds of our respondents met the updated physical activity guidelines; however, many were entirely inactive. Recommending regular physical activity should be integral to rheumatic disease management, and walking offers a potentially accessible, inexpensive, and acceptable physical activity intervention.”