Best low cost exercises for a fitter you

18 Jun

As technology is advancing, people are becoming more and more dependent on it even to carry out their routine tasks. How many people do you know who use stairs instead of lifts or escalators? How many of us use bicycle instead of a car for shorter distances? How often do you walk? In fact, we have become so lazy that we try to park our car right in front of our destination to avoid walking. It is rightly said that health is wealth but we realize the importance of this wealth after it is lost! You never know the importance of exercise for health until the doctor tells you.

Exercise is the best way to burn your calories. In actual fact, when you exercise, the oxygen and nutrients are transported to all over your body through your cardiovascular system. With an enhanced blood circulation, your heart and lungs are strengthened to function properly, thereby, improving health. It also develops your stamina and gives the energy needed for the whole day.

A large number of people all across of globe contribute in diverse type of exercises, physical activities or sports. These people by their strength of mind defeat excuses and thus, get more than a few benefits by doing normal physical activities. Exercises also help a lot to keep your mind and body healthy.

People are reluctant to exercise because of the following reasons:

  • Laziness
  • Inadequate time or time management trouble
  • Lack of eagerness
  • Poor physical state or ill health

There are numerous types of sports that help in reducing calories at a much faster rate. Before opting for one of the sports, you must also ask your fitness instructor or doctor to decide the correct exercise in accordance with your physical form and your requirements. Above all, never forget to warm up so that you do not get injured during workout.

  • Running

With running, you can burn most of your calories. Running makes your heart more active and also allows your lungs to hold more oxygen. For greater benefit, involve some hand movements as well just like jogging. Your upper back should not stay static.

  • Swimming 

Swimming for just 30 minutes can burn up to 360 calories. Swimming is one of the best exercises as it provides complete work out of your every body part.

  • Bicycling 

Bicycling is one exercise that can help you burn calories along with enjoyment. You can burn up to 300 to 400 calories per day which is an excellent target. Although it does not involve much upper body movement, it is a great way to tone your lower half of the body in particular your thighs and your calves.

  • Boxing/ Kick boxing 

Boxing is one sport that people, in particular boys, usually enjoy. Boxing (and also kick boxing) is an excellent work out for your entire body.  Boxing for just 30 minutes can help you burn up to 324 calories.

  • Playing Tennis 

Tennis is another sport thoroughly enjoyed by the people. Along with fun, it can help you burn lots of calories. For example; playing tennis for half an hour can burn up to 250 to 300 calories.


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