It’s a fact, America is becoming obese at an alarming rate and the rest of the world is following close behind. We are eating more (and more of the wrong stuff) and exercising less or getting no exercise at all. Our health is in steep decline and doctor and hospital visits are at all time highs. Just a brisk 30-minute walk a day can begin to turn that around.You name it, we have it, and it’s getting worse. Heart and cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, stroke, out of control blood sugar levels, diabetes, obesity, and more. The U.S. Surgeon General recommends getting at least 20-30 minutes of moderate activity each day and many of us are falling far short of even that.Studies show the average person takes about 3000 to 5000 steps a day, and some even much less. Let’s face it, we just do not get the exercise our ancestors did a hundred or so years ago and we tend to eat more refined foods. For some of us, most of steps we take are from the easy chair in front of the TV to the fridge so we can fill up on snacks. For others, like me, we sit at a computer all day as part of our jobs.Many fitness experts recommend we walk 10,000 steps a day to maintain our weight and overall good health. 10,000 steps are approximately 5 miles, give or take depending on the length of your stride. You will need to purchase and wear a pedometer to count how many steps you take each day. Follow the directions that usually come with the pedometer. Do this for a week or two and you will get a good average step count. Your goal is to reach 10,000 or more steps each day. There is nothing magical about 10,000, but it will put you in the right ballpark.As a general rule, a person will burn about 100 calories walking a mile, depending on age, size, and fitness level. The heavier you are, the more calories you will burn.Become creative on ways to increase your steps. At work, go for walks at lunchtime. Go for walks with your spouse or children. Walk the dog. Walk to the store instead of driving, or park at the far end of the parking lot. Use the stairs instead of the elevator. For me, I take brisk 2-mile walks around the neighborhood twice a day everyday (aerobic walking). Just do whatever works best for you, but do it! You will need good walking shoes and socks to prevent injury when walking for exercise (like aerobic walking).Go to your favorite search engine and type in “10,000 steps” to learn more about this life saving, life changing program. The information is abundant.
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If you have the knack of originality and a proficient hand at handling digital equipments, starting your own photography business would not be a mean feat for you. However, possessing excellent technical and photography skills do not qualify you as a business person capable of sustaining your own photography business. To commence your own new business successfully, you need to have prior knowledge on the legal, financial and management aspects of it. Here are a few tips on starting your new photography business.Learn the kind of photography you would like to specialize in: Understanding your skills and knack is the first important step towards initializing a new business as the field of photography is wide and replete with competitive players. In the field you would meet myriad freelancers working for dailies, weekly supplements earning a handful of 5,000 $ per day. So, realize what kind of activity you want to indulge into. Assignment photography is quite a popular pick by fresher as this type is commissioned by a client. The job includes taking pictures for advertising their products, covering weddings, functions and events etc. Stock photography, on the other hand is opted by several photographers contemplating to make a living out of selling their clicked pictures. These stock photography web sites offer platforms to photographers to market their art work to a wide range of potential online consumers. Photographers get paid some fixed commission amount at every download.Scribble your photography business plan: This is the second step to establishing a successful business. This plan will serve as a road map essential for directing your start-up and business evolving needs. In the plan, try to analyze your financial requirements for starting your business; learn the parameters of your resources, marketing strategies that would lead you to learn the financial standing of your business. As you go further in your photography business, this plan would be your check mark to remind you of the progress of the path you had planned before getting started with the business.Open an account for your new business: Another step is to visit your bank and ask them to open a new checking account pertaining to your business. This is done to avoid intermixing of your personal account with your business account. Deposit the amount / capital you have saved into that account and once the account is established, use the amount to invest in your business. It is advisable to accrue a separate credit card for your business and do not make your personal purchasing from it.Get your photography business set-up insured: This is the most imperative step towards starting a new business. You must sort ways to secure your establishment, regardless of its size right at the stage of commencing it. Most of the photographers derive benefits from the clauses mentioned in liability insurance, especially those who have clients paying visits to their studios. This insurance will offer you protection in case, your studio gets affected or you incur an injury.If you would like to learn more about how to start a photography business and need a digital photography business plan, then make sure that you read this online photography business free report written by Dan Feildman, that will literally show you step by step just how anybody really can start a successful home photography business.
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The expense of automotive tools can drill through your wallet quickly. Whether you are looking to buy for an automotive shop or your home garage, spend less and get more by going with reconditioned automotive tools.What are reconditioned automotive tools? These are tools that have been returned to the manufacturer for repair.Sometimes a tool may have a defect, or in some cases the user may have damaged the tool and returned it. The manufacturer repairs the tool and then resells it as a “reconditioned” tool at a substantial discount, often as much as 30-60% off the typical retail price. These reconditioned tools, sometimes labeled as “refurbished tools,” often include a factory warranty.So where can you find these reconditioned automotive tools? Sometimes the retail stores themselves will stock them. The retail store may send a tool back to the manufacturer, and if the manufacturer inspects it or makes a repair, the reconditioned tool may be returned to the retail store. The store will clearly mark the tool as reconditioned or refurbished and should include a warranty. Be sure to check for a warranty on a reconditioned tool. And if you don’t see one, ask. Typically, the warranties on reconditioned automotive tools won’t match the warranty on new tools, but will still provide you with enough coverage to ensure you get to try and test the reconditioned tool.Another good source for reconditioned tools can be online sellers. There are numerous online sites selling tools, and many sell not only new tools, but reconditioned tools. If you shop smart, you can often get free shipping if you spend a required minimum on tools, and in many cases you do not have to pay sales tax. Do a search for “reconditioned automotive tools” and enjoy shopping and comparing prices for refurbished tools from the comfort of a desk chair, and save a lot of money too!Besides reconditioned tools, you may want to also look at used automotive tools. You can find individuals selling tools in the newspaper ads, at estate and garage sales, at “going out of business” sales, and online auction sites such as eBay. Just remember that while you may enjoy substantial savings, these used automotive tools will not carry any kind of warranty. So inspect them in person if you can, or in the case of online auctions, be careful who you buy from.The economy is difficult today, but we still need the right tools to get the job done, whether it’s working on our own cars or building up the automotive tool inventory in a business. Whether you are looking for a hydraulic jack, a torque wrench, or even a grease gun, take some time to look for reconditioned automotive tools first and enjoy top-notch tools at a bargain price with the security of a manufacturer’s warranty. In today’s tough economy, that only makes sense.
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