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Small Ways To Be Healthy

We all know that physical exercise is any movement or activity that our body takes. This will enhance and keep us fit not only physically but mentally and our overall well-being. There are a lot that we can benefit from regular exercise. Activity will enhance our endurance and strengthen our muscles. If we are physically active we tend to burn more calories thus we prevent gain weight. It decreases our risk to have health problems and diseases. It also lifts us emotionally, it will leave us feeling relaxed and happier and will give us a good disposition. Then we can work well harmoniously with others. With physical activity and relaxed mind will help people to sleep deeper and faster. It will also boost sex life because of the activity, one feels energized and feels better.

For those who are already active, they just have to continue to keep fit. But others are having a difficult time to start in spite of all these benefits one can gain. Exercise does not have to be strenuous. Start with a 10 minute exercise a day. Make the activity a fun and happy one, a chance to spend an outdoor activity with family and friends, a way to unwind. It’s not necessary to enroll in a gym and pay a membership fee every month when you can do some exercises at home where you will be more comfortable. You don’t also need exercising equipment to give more effective workout on your body. However others will feel more apt to have regular and more disciplined exercises if joining a gym club or have a trainer.

Here are some tips you can do in order to be healthy and fit:
1. If the weather permits you can go out and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine while walking. You can do this with family or friends. But if it’s not possible to stay outdoor, you can do the walking at home. You can go up and down the stairs if you have flight of stairs.
2. Dancing is another form of exercise. You can do this also at home alone or with friends. Join a Zumba class or other dancing classes. Or form a group of your own. This way you can do the exercises and socializing at the same time.
3. Organize a game of tag or shoot baskets with your kids.
4. While watching T.V. You can lift your legs or stretch your arms. These will strengthen your legs and arms muscles.
5. Try walking 5 minutes every day when you wake up.

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3 Main Reasons Why You Need Back Exercises

If you are one of the 70% or it is safe to say, like the majority of people nowadays who spend their office life sitting in front of a computer, then owe your back some rest and relaxation.

Some people seem to think that just because they are just sitting all day and not running errand or doing something extreme, that they can take their backs for granted.

There are a lot of benefits why you should also exercise your back.

It builds your strength

Studies have shown that when you take time to strengthen your back, not only will you have a stronger physique, but your whole posture will be affected. It also can help you prevent further back pains and back related injury.
Another good thing that back exercises can bring is that it can protect your spine and give it a more study support.
Some exercises that strengthens the back are crunches with squats, back bridges, or back at the wall.

It makes you more flexible

When you have a balanced workout that has back exercises included in your routine, you’ll have the benefit of being more flexible. Even the simple stretching of your back muscles can lead to muscle endurance and eventually whole body flexibility.

One other good thing that you can get from being flexible is that you can try other workouts time after time. It is also proven that when you change your workout routine every now and then, you’ll be able to stay motivated longer. Being flexible will let you do any routine that you want to try.

It can help your back relax and remove pain

If you are having a series of back pain lately, then I have good news for you. With just a little stretching and some flexibility exercises, you’ll be able to say goodbye to back pain.

Doing a combination of some stretching and some flexibility exercises even for just 15 minutes a week can give you a huge relief with your back pains.

Back exercises are often taken for granted by a lot of people, we seem to think that it is not important. We only do back exercises when we feel the pain. But just like in everything else, prevention is way better than cure, so incorporate some back exercises in your routine now for a better posture and more relaxed back.

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5 Fitness Hacks Every Girl Should Know

Are you struggling to get that lazy ass up every morning to do your exercise routine? Do you always feel like procrastinating every time your alarm sounds?

Your alarm clock is tired of you pushing its snooze button. You have to get up and get moving. Here are some hacks that you might find useful.

Sleep in your workout suit

If you plan to work out the next morning, sleep on your exercise clothes so that you won’t have to get lazy whenever your alarm sounds. Do this and you’ll say goodbye to some lazy morning procrastination. Just don’t try sleeping with your shoes on!

If you want that cake, you’ll have to work for it

Have you been eyeing that cake for days now and you put on so much effort just to avoid eating it? Think of it this way, the more exercise you do, the less diet you have to do? That is of course if you are not after a super sleek body and you are just into healthy living and toning.

Make your routine a part of your social life

Try finding friends and making your exercise time your social life. You’ll be surprised at how much you look forward to exercising compared to before. And while you are exercising, you won’t even notice the time. Before you know it, it’s time to go home already and you will be looking forward to the next session.

Train hard to train less

Did you know that the intensity of your training pretty much determines the length of your exercise? The more intense your workout it, the less time you can do it. So during your lazy days, start it off with an intense workout right away. You’ll get two benefits, you’ll be able to train faster today because you’ll be done sooner, or you’ll be able to train harder if you decide to take as long as your usual routine.

Gyms are a waste of money

This is true especially if you are just starting your fitness regimen. Instead of paying an insane amount for the gym, why don’t you pay yourself when you exercise? Sounds crazy? No. Just leave a jar or anything to put money in, decide on how much you should pay yourself every time. When you see the money piling up your jar, you’ll be surprised at how motivated you’ll become.

Having a workout routine that is right for you should never be too hard. Well, it is hard in the beginning, but you just have to have the proper set of determination, motivation and discipline. Before you know it, the hardest part is far behind you and you are used to your routine already.

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