The Best Ways To Get Fit And Stay That Way!
Trending diets, starving yourself and doing strenuous exercises can help many people to lose weight but do the pounds stay off? Most people will say no. To get fit and stay that way is almost a change of lifestyle. Though it does not have to be a hard one!
To get your body fit, you must first consume the correct amount of water to keep your body hydrated enough to be able to deal with working out. The average rule of thumb is to have 64 ounces of water a day, though this does vary slightly depending on weight, stature or other health issues.
Being certain to eat right is also very important. By ingesting healthy foods and the correct amount of foods, you will boost your body’s metabolism and burn more fat. Smaller meals five or six times a day versus two or three larger meals will help to keep your body’s metabolism at a steady rate, thus burning more weight.
While just these two things alone may seem like a challenge, the results may help you to stay strong. But what if that is not enough?
There are more things you can do to help yourself stay fit. This is the one most people turn to first: exercise. While exercise is important, making sure your body is healthy enough and hydrated enough is also very important so please do not jump into exercising without eating well or drinking enough water.
Setting realistic goals for yourself is also important. By setting goals, you give yourself something to work toward and eventually beat which will give yourself a great self confidence boost.
Tip: Every time you complete rep exercises, you want to count backwards instead of forward. Your motivation will increase and you can focus better on how close you are to finishing the exercise.
If you are just beginning, it is probably best to start with three to four exercises a week. These exercises should be relatively short, perhaps twenty minutes to a half hour. While short, they should get your heart pumping and leave you feeling a little warm.
Start with a day of cardio, then have a day off, later have a day of strength then a day off then cardio etc. By giving yourself a day off, you give your muscles time to relax and build up. This will also help you to not feel overwhelmed.
If you are looking for an additional boost, there are many apps available on today s market which will help you push yourself.
Tip: Reserve some time each day for exercise. A small modification to your daily routine could burn a few extra calories, such as taking the stairs instead of the elevator.
There are apps for helping you to cut carbohydrates and pay attention to the food you eat. There are apps that give you motivational quotes and phrases or track your progress, which can really help as you can see what you are doing.
Finally, there are even apps which you make a goal, for example, to do three exercises a week that are at least a half hour. If you keep your goal, you will be rewarded with a small amount of money to your paypal. However, if you don’t keep your goal they will take the money.
Using all of the listed tools can help you to get fit and stay that way!