Is exercise on your list of New Year’s Resolutions for 2013? Man’s best friend can be your best exercise partner.
With your dog as your workout companion, you’ll get a loyal and eager exercise partner in return. Research has shown that you’re more likely to stick to your fitness program if you exercise with your furry friend.
Here are a few tips for exercising with your dog:
Walk or jog your way to fitness
Ready to turn your dog walks into short exercise routines? It’s the easiest way to start and a brisk walk can be great exercise for both you and your doggie. Start slowly (10 to 15 minutes) and work your way up to longer walks or jogs. Up to 20 or 30 minutes should be OK for most dogs, depending on their breed and health.
Beyond the walk
While walking and jogging can be great activities, why stop there? Add more variety with dog-friendly activities like… Continue reading