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Tips to Help You Plan a Fitness Regimen

By Erick Cozier

The obesity in America has been a topic of concern for a lot of years by the professionals in the health care industry. There is a disturbing trend which is occurring in other nations in the West, and that is that younger people are increasingly becoming obese. The best example a parent can make for their children is to show by doing rather than telling. A good fitness program should be a regular part of the lives of all people, but for most, it is too much work. Children will get the values of the parents, usually, whether they want it or not, so the values need to be instilled in the parents first. Of all of the information on this important subject, we will only talk about several of the suggestions, today.

Most people have a hard time following through on the exercise programs that they begin. There hardest thing there is to do to keep going on any program, is to keep motivated and not get bored. The right program will stop this from taking place, and that is one that you enjoy doing. You need something that is a workout, it can’t be sitting on the couch watching TV. Negativity and stress can be dealt with and should be, by finding a time to go walking and then keep doing it.

With any type of exercise, it is important to do it regularly, and to change it up some to keep from getting bored. You’ve all heard the saying, Use it or lose it. This is especially true of your body. The two main things your body needs – each day – is food for your energy needs and exercise so you maintain your peak physical condition. Pick an exercise to begin with. Then, pay attention to your body and it will tell you what kind of workout it desires. This is just like when you are hungry – if you pay attention to your body it will tell you what it wants to eat. By way of explanation, your mind might be sluggish before you start but, once you are feeling the positive effects of your exercise program, your mind will become clearer and better able to think and help you know what to do next. Furthermore, your joy when you see the progress you are making will encourage you to keep up the good work.

The weather is something that demands your attention also, especially if you do a lot of your exercising outdoors. This falls under preventative action so you don’t run into problems. You will be prepared ahead of time and protected from whatever the weather holds. A good example would be the precautions you would take if you are exercising when it is extremely cold or hot.

Another thing, in extremely hot weather, you want to keep water nearby and, when it is cold, you definitely need a cap of some type to protect your head from heat loss. The simple reason is the body loses most of its vital body heat through the uncovered head. Consequently, you will burn more energy trying to keep warm if you are losing too much heat quickly. The medical profession has been telling us for years that it is never too late to do something about our fitness level and health. Have you ignored your fitness for a long time and now you are extremely out of shape? Start a fitness regimen with a friend. In all seriousness, it would be nice to have a friend, or your partner, join you when you exercise. Your exercise periods can double as social occasions and you will find that it is a lot easier if you have someone to talk to while you perform any of the recumbent exercise bikes machine. Maybe you prefer to exercise alone. If so, than that’s great. The main goal is to have some kind of exercise pattern in place. The important thing is to start – even the smallest beginning can be beneficial. Take a walk in your neighborhood or the local park and then do a few exercises – stretches are great – at home.

Erick Cozier is also an expert in machine equipment exercises that will help develop more muscles like the use of a cycling bike. He is also one of the most succeeding male in terms of practical exercises particularly the working out through utilizing the upright exercise bikes.

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Cozier, Erick "Tips to Help You Plan a Fitness Regimen." Tips to Help You Plan a Fitness Regimen. 17 Oct. 2012. 15 Sep 2014 <>.

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