ABC of Fitness – commit to be fit

Fitness weight loss offers proper and safer exercise and diet programs to attain a fit body. This does not only aim losing weight, but achieving your fitness goals in a correct and realistic process that is suitable for your fitness level.

Unlike undergoing crash diets and taking diet pills where one can gain back pounds lost, fitness weight loss offers a long-term weight control management by instilling a good eating habit and an active lifestyle.

Exercise

Exercise is an important factor in losing weight. In order to have an effective workout, focus on the activity to make sure you’re doing it correctly. Modify your workout according to your fitness level, and make sure to have 5-10 minutes warm up preceding the actual activity.

Aerobic or cardio exercises are very effective for losing and maintaining weight. Aerobic activities burn more calories and speed up your heart rate and breathing, compared to strength and training exercises.

Fitness Weight LossIf you are into socializing and being around people, you may want to enroll in a gym. Try the cardio workouts gyms offer such as treadmill, elliptical trainer, and bike. In all three activities, always begin at a comfortable pacing, gradually increasing and modifying speed and difficulty level. Allot a few minutes before the end of your workout to bring back normal pacing and speed to cool down your body and also to restore normal breathing and heart rate. A 40-minute workout in the gym will be appropriate for beginners.

On the other hand, if you don’t see yourself as a gym rat, you may want to head out of your house and do some walking, jogging, or running. You may warm up by having a 5-10 minute brisk walk or slow jog, and then increase speed and intensity by sprinting or running for a good 30 seconds. This will increase your endurance and will burn more calories. Modify your exercises so you won’t get bored and rout nary. Moreover, try to be more active in your daily life by taking the stairs instead of using the elevators, cleaning the house, or taking an extra walk instead of getting a ride all the time.

Sports

Sports are also effective physical activities to burn the extra-pounds. If you love competition, and gym activities make you bored, then engaging in a sport of your choice will also be a good idea for your weight loss program. Try basket ball, canoeing, cross country skiing, swimming, tennis, etc.

Other than the cardio, include strength training exercises in your fitness course to build muscle mass, which burns more calories than fat in the long-run. Try doing stretching, yoga, pilates, weight lifting, or dancing.

Diet

Getting physical is the first step in getting rid of your unnecessary bulges. Eating right will compliment your active lifestyle. Here are a few guidelines you may follow for a healthier eating habit:

  • Stay away from junk foods. Avoid drinking too much soda and store-bought juices. These products contain a lot of sugar and salt. Instead, drink
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