Excerpted from "A Year of Health Hints"
365 Practical Ways to Feel Better and Live Longer
Rodney Dangerfield once quipped, "The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you're not in shape for it, it's too
far to walk back."
Choosing activities that are right for you is important--otherwise you may lose interest or hurt yourself and drop out.
What's more, no one activity will meet all your needs, so take the cafeteria approach" to fitness. Try a few things to help you
decide what suits you best. And don't rely on one activity--that can get stale. Variety helps you stick with your program, too.
For example, if you like to play tennis but your partner is out of the game with a cold one week, you can walk, cycle, or swim
as a backup plan.