Are you starting a new diet and exercise program? Exercise is vital when you’re dieting: not only will exercise help you to feel better, it’ll also help you to stick to your diet. Exercise needn’t be complicated. You can have fun with your weight loss exercises.
1. Yoga Looks Simple, but It Can Change Your Life
Yoga is easy exercise anyone can do. It’s great for weight loss, because it’s not as strenuous as running, but it can nevertheless give you a great workout.Many yoga studios offer yoga for weight loss classes, but if your local studio doesn’t offer these, try a beginners class instead.
Discuss your weight loss goals with your instructor before class. Ask her to show you some modifications of poses which will make them easier for you while you’re still overweight.
2. Fun With a Fitness (Stability) Ball
If you hate to exercise, consider exercising with a fitness ball. They’re inexpensive.You can have fun while you’re exercising with a ball, and will get a great workout. There are many fitness ball exercise programs available on DVD, so you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home.
Start slowly. When you first start your workouts with the ball do no more than 10 minutes of exercise. You can build up the time you spend slowly until you’re exercising for 40 minutes each day.
2. Swimming for Weight Loss
Swimming is another great, fun exercise for weight loss. Swimming is especially useful if you’re over 40, because you’re not placing any stress on your joints. As with any form of exercise, start slowly. There’s no need to spend hours in the pool to get benefits. Half an hour is fine. However do ensure that you go at least four times a week.
Combining exercise with dieting ensures that not only will you lose weight, but you’ll look great too. Remember to choose an exercise program which is fun for you. When it’s fun you’re more likely to keep exercising, and over a few weeks your new exercise regime will become a healthy habit.