HOW TO BOOST YOUR FITNESS WITH THESE SIMPLE TIPS:
From the Book: Loose Weight, The Psychology!
It's easy to get lost in the ever-expanding selection of fitness supplements that are offered to potential body builders. From whey protein to muscle milk, cod liver oil pills to anabolic steroids, it's hard to understand the exact biochemistry of every single substrate. Confused? Confusion is not only expected, it’s marketed. This article will help the wayward layman understand at least a few of the basic molecules pandered to the public.
If you want to get fit, stop making excuses not to go do it. The situation doesn't have to be perfect. Not every workout needs to be record setting. Even if you don't feel like it, just go. Your body will thank you for it later, and soon enough it will become a habit.
Everywhere you turn, you will see recommendations to incorporate exercise into your life, but you do not have to join a gym to get the benefits of exercise. Taking a brisk walk as often as you can improve your circulation; strengthen your body and burn calories. Walking is a very good way to stay in shape and tone your body.
Challenge yourself. Increase the amount of exercise that you do every day or every other day. You will eventually hit a plateau in your exercise routine and not be doing yourself any good when you get used to what you do normally. They always say “no pain, no gain”.
A great tip to get fit is to stay active when you get home from work. Many people come home from work feeling tired and make excuses to be lazy. You don't want to fall into that trap. Go for a walk or meet up with some friends to do some exercise.
Set up a method of scheduling. It is called such because it splits up your workout over several months into different dynamic periods of the workout. You may vary either the intensity or the muscles worked out during each period forcing your body to rapidly adapt too many different exercises and strengths over time. Some think that performing a simple exercise over and over again can cause a weight lifter to plateau.
Just because you may have hurt, one arm does not mean you need to stop exercising your other arm. Research shows that people who worked out only one arm for two weeks were able to make their hurt arm stronger by up to ten percent. When you work one arm, you are actually sending a message to the muscle nerve fibers of the opposite arm.
Before you begin squatting heavy weight, you must practice squatting with proper form. First, you should stand in front of a bench. Then, as you squat down, you should imagine that you are about to sit down. As your butt touches the bench, push back up with your legs. Attempt this with a light bar and as you improve gradually increase your weight.
A good fitness tip for people performing bicep curls is to straighten their arms completely after each repetition. The best way to achieve this is to flex your triceps whenever you are curling down. This will allow you to work out your muscle throughout the entire range of motion.
Weight lifters would do well to complement their workouts with a post workout drink. Studies have shown that significant gains can be achieved if a protein rich drink is ingested right after a workout. Your favorite protein shake would be just fine, or even a pint of chocolate milk has all the nutrients you need.
There are many ways to keep fit and supplements can help. The best way is by eating the proper foods to avoid the confusion of what can help. I hope that you have learned a few things from this article and can be a little surer of what it takes to get fit.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Julie S. Ross is an Author, a Public Speaker, an International Business Developer, and a Law Student. She currently resides in Orange County, California with her husband.