If you are trying to lose weight, it will go a lot faster if you begin a regular exercise program in addition to changing your daily eating habits.
And if you are one of the people who now own an iPod video playback you might be interested to know there are several companies out there who have recently developed customized fitness programs you can download to your iPod.
PumpPod is one of these new upstarts. They've developed forty different fitness and exercise programs that you can download for about twenty dollars each. They say it's like having a personal trainer in your home. The programs provide step-by-step workout instructions and color images to show you how to do the various exercises properly while you listen to music.
If you don't already own an iPod, you've probably heard they can be of great help to people who are starting regular walking or jogging programs. It's fun to listen to music or your favorite podcast program while out exercising. It's just one more little motivational helper if you are in need of one.