Getting Healthy in 2012

Harley Pasternak of the "The Revolution" offers tips to stay fit in the new year
2:12 | 01/01/12

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Statistics show that about half less -- waking up this morning resolving to change something about our allies in this new year and right at the top of a lot of people's lists. Are working out or losing weight so when -- help you get healthy. In 2012 and to do that -- that's -- Trainor co host of a new ABC daytime show called the revolution which is starting in twelve days and Harley Pasternak is here. For -- congratulations on this -- Show regular -- and it's ninety part of ABC family we're happy to have you so three steps number one what first -- -- -- it's really simple. Get a couple parachutes and start walking studies show that people who walk are happier healthier and lighter more control over what the new study just came out -- that. People who walk an extra block. Are less apt to eat chocolate believe -- -- -- yes. So at least 101000 steps today -- a -- five dollar pedometer you can't walking is really great. The second. If structured fitness actually do work out you don't have to join a gym if you don't want to you don't -- 101000 -- treadmill. Something about 25 -- today a resistance program by a book -- dvd you do something. Get your muscles moving because as we get older our metabolism slows down and our muscles need to stay fresh stay active in order to keep us burning calories when we sleep at night to commit to new structure work -- commit to it and just make sure you do it every day 25 minutes at least you know three to five times a week would be ideal. And on top of that fiber I tell my clients -- -- keeps you feeling Fuller longer. Fruits with -- skin or edible seeds vegetables whole grains you -- -- have at least forty grams of fiber day. Reduces a lot of the health issues that we afterward of heart disease to different kinds of cancer fiber keeps you feeling -- -- so if -- -- -- What -- -- what. What products are what types of products -- looking for look for cereals which which have at least ten grams of fiber per serving. Look for -- -- can actually see the grain in the red it's not just to -- white simple spongy cake -- substance. Trying fruits and vegetables -- fruits preventable skin like apples pears plums peaches victories and it will see that raspberries strawberries blackberries. Things. That make you you know. We -- to go to the bathroom. But there's a lot of -- Harley Pasternak pleasure to have you part -- the ABC family a -- healthier just sit next.

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