Exercise

26 Apr 20
Couch to 5k Week 11: Keep Increasing the Distance!

After another week in quarantine or shelter-in-place, we are finally hearing about states opening up and loosening their social distancing scenarios.🚦 Fingers crossed we are near the end of this medical crisis and life will slowly resemble the normality we had Pre-Pandemic.🤞🕺💃 Meanwhile, focus on as much positivity as you can ✨, keep getting outside […]

16 Apr 20
The Physical BeneFITs of Positivity

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it, ”  Charles R. Swindoll, author. via GIPHY   As we are living in unprecedented times with a global pandemic going on, it is very easy to get caught up in negative situations, increasingly concerning news and  depressing thoughts. According to Michigan […]

22 Mar 20
Couch 2 5k Week 6: Lengthen Those Dashes! Part 2

🏃‍♂️Lengthen Those Dashes! Part 2 🏃‍♀️ Our 6th installment of this blog series focuses on.. ( drum roll please 🥁 ) increasing the duration of your dashes! This past week we talked about increasing the frequency of your higher intensity bouts. In English, this means we talked about you increasing your pace to a jog […]

29 Feb 20
Couch to 5k Week 3 : Leap Into Longer Walks

Happy Leap Year! Couch to 5k Week 3: Start the Long Walk  Leap Year 2020 gives us one extra day in February to get more things into our lives, to our benefit ! We hope you are two weeks into your program and you have been able to get off the couch and LEAP outside or […]

4 Feb 20
Couch 2 5k: Finding 5k Footwear!

Have you ever wanted to run a 5K but didn’t know where to start? Good News! We are launching a “Couch 2 5K” series! Right here on the BeneFIT PT NJ blog. The goal is to give you all the information you need, from finding the right walking, jogging, and running footwear to sharing tips […]