You probably found this article because you are one of the many people out there who wants to improve their fitness.
Being fit is very important to life. If you are in top shape, you’ll notice a difference in your confidence, energy, and happiness. If health is a concern of yours, here is some terrific advice to take to heart.
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There’s More to Fitness than Weights
We get asked all the time; what are some simple exercises if I’m new to fitness?
Lifting weights are not the only thing that goes into fitness. You need to do only six simple exercises to maintain all your muscles.
These exercises are pull ups, push ups, leg lifters, handstand push-ups, squats, and bridges.
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Having the proper motivation to follow through on fitness goals can be a significant hindrance.
To motivate yourself for proper fitness, create some personal goals. Goals that mean something to you personally.
If they’re more personal, you’ll work harder even when you’re not in the mood to exercise.
By setting goals, you’re also less likely to quit; you’ll be determined to see things through to the end.
Variety is King
Maximize your results by varying your workout activities.
Your body will fall into a rut if you don’t keep your routine fresh. Our muscles need change to help maximize their potential.
If you enjoy walking on a treadmill, then try changing your routine by running in your neighborhood. Running uphill will create different results for your body.
Check out these Abs!
We all want a six pack but to achieve this goal you’ll need to do ab exercises other than crunches!
Through university studies, we know that 250,000 crunches only burn a pound of fat.
It’s safe to say that crunches alone are insufficient to produce the desired results. Find other ways to exercise your abdominal muscles, so you achieve the results you want.
Try this ab routine next time you want to feel the burn!
Leg Raises x10
Leg Raised Circles x10
Knee Crunches x10
Flutter Kicks x10
Heel Touches x10
Plank for 30 seconds
Push-Up Plank for 30 seconds
For further examples of fitness routines, please check out our Pinterest page.
If you are unsure of how to set up a plan, hire a personal trainer. Not only can a trainer have expert information, but trainers are notorious for keeping clients stay motivated.
If you aren’t at a place in life to have a personal trainer, there are a variety of other options.
There is a Youtube video or App for any fitness level or goal.
To get started, watch this 12-Minute Body-weight Workout That Replaces 1 Hour in the Gym. The actual workout begins at 2:30.
When it comes to your health, you must never take it for granted. Use what you have learned in this article and you’ll notice an improvement in your overall health and fitness levels.