Great Tips To Get In Shape

Great Tips To Get In Shape

by Linda Ricker

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Overview

Let's be honest, it's not always fun or easy to stay fit. But if you want to be the healthiest you can be, it's important to find a way. Luckily, getting fit doesn't have to involve an extreme fitness program like P90X. You only need put forth a minor amount of time and effort. You can even make it fun.

Since exercising does not burn as many calories as many dieters hope it will, some people on diets, take their exercise regimens to extremes. This risks damage to joints and muscles in addition to excessive stress to the heart and possible dehydration. Furthermore, if exercise is so intense that the body reaches an anaerobic condition, no more fat will be metabolized.

If you have hurt your muscles, it is very important that you put cold on it. This will reduce the swelling and color associated with the injury. Elevating the affected muscle helps, too, by improving blood flow. Never put ice on bare skin, as it can cause damage. Always wrap it in cloth or a towel first.

Carefully examine any workout bench that you are considering before you buy. Test the padding by pressing your thumb on the seat of the bench. If the metal or the wood is all you feel underneath the bench, it's recommended that you find a different one.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016108599
Publisher: Rickers Publishing
Publication date: 12/10/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 180 KB

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