Make summer fitness goal to maintain, not gain

Posted: June 23, 2014 at 1:53 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY Adam Carter, an exercise coordinator at the UAMS Fitness Center in the College of Public Health, is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a personal trainer and also has a bachelor's degree in exercise science.

Exercise adherence can be particularly difficult during the summer with competing schedule demands, kids out of school, vacations. Rather than fight an uphill battle, I think it makes sense to develop a realistic game plan.

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