The simply best way to get on top of exercise, is to make it fun.
Pretty simply strategy hey? You know that if you are enjoying yourself and getting a healthy dose of exercise then your main task is done. Getting moving and nourishing your body with cardio and anaerobic fitness is a prerequisite for an enjoyable life.
The costs of making excuses, like “I’m too busy to exercise!” or “I just can’t find the time” – are going to come back and bite you in your ever enlarging butt, that is unless you get off your behind and do something about it.
I enjoy surfing and bike riding and when the two are combined, (I ride my bike to the beach, about .6km and go surfing for an hour or two), I have pretty much covered my exercise requirements for the day. On top of that, I have motivation to top up my exercise routine with some beach running and a trip to the gym for some resistance training a couple of times a week.
There really is no point in starting an unrealistic exercise regime, because you will probably just give up sooner or later. Better is to find a sport or hobby that you enjoy and incorporate this into your day. As I mentioned I surf, so this makes it so much easier. Just bear in mind that if like surfing your exercise depends on mother nature, you are going to have to have a back up to your exercise plan, if the nature is not cooperating. In my case if the surf is flat, I simply run on the sand for 40 minutes, and go for a walk around the lake.
Work On Getting Fit By Following This Advice.
Fitness encompasses your physical and emotional self. Having a level of fitness that is solid helps both physically and mentally. If you are having a difficult time getting back into shape, the following article will offer suggestions on how you can improve your fitness level.
Do not be afraid. Also try biking for a fitness alternative. Biking is a great and fun way to get to work and it is great for you as well. A 5 mile ride will take less than 30 minutes. After work, you bike back home.
Maintaining proper posture while exercising, even while simply walking, is important to prevent injury. Walk up straight and draw your shoulders back. Try to keep your arms bent at a 90-degree angle. Move each arm with the motion of the opposing foot. Roll from your heel to the ball of your foot with each step.
Stay motivated by changing your fitness routine whenever you start to get bored. Mixing it up a bit gives you the opportunity to discover new classes, and find more fun ways to get fit. You may want to join a yoga or dance class. Think about signing up for boot camps or give kickboxing a go. If you don’t like a class, you don’t have to go back, and you will have burned some calories.
To increase the level of mass in your body, lift heavier weights. Start off by choosing a muscle group like the chest. Use an easy to lift warm-up weight for the first set. You should be able to do 15-20 reps at your warm-up weight. Then do one with heavier weights for less reps. Add five pounds to the weight and the repeat this for a third set.
As the above article demonstrates, it is possible to achieve a solid level of fitness, in which you can be proud. Don’t be ashamed of your body any longer. By following this advice, you can reach your fitness goals.