Did you know….?
Considering getting in to fitness but undecided? We have included some well-known and some not so well-known fitness pointers to help motivate you with your decision;
Did you know…….
Benefits of exercise;
- When exercising your body realises some chemicals called Endorphins, these generate a positive sensation in the body and decrease the concept of discomfort.
- Exercising reduces high blood pressure, stress levels, anxiety, risk of chronic disease, stroke, Metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, depression, some cancers and arthritis
- Exercise increases energy levels, relaxation levels, sleep value, mood – feel good, look good, improve your sex life, brain performance and memory.
- The more muscle mass will result in fat burning whilst resting – yes resting!!
- Working out regularly can improve your life span
- 3500 calories is equivalent to approx. 1 pound (0.45 kilograms of fat), to lose 1 pound of fat you need to work out 7 days a week at 500 calories loss a workout over approx. 45 mins a session
- Exercise prevents ageing
- One pound of muscle will burn x3 times extra calories than one pound of fat
- Listening to music can help with workout performance
- Get yourself a Personal Trainer
- Have a training partner/buddy can increase motivation
- Group exercise classes are great for social interaction
- Keep hydrated, aim to drink 2 litres a day – that’s of water not fizzy or alcohol!
- Change your diet, poor diet can reflect on motivation levels and health
- Stuck for time and money – include some home workouts in your daily routine, walk up and down the stairs, house cleaning, do a home workout dvd, take the dog for a walk/run, park runs, exercise during your lunch break, desk workouts, include the family in your workouts – fun activates for all to do together
Still undecided? Overall fitness will improve health and lifestyle, fitness needs to be a lifestyle change to maintain and adhere to.
Passionate about fitness and feel you are the right person to relay and aid peoples mind set, then why not become a Level 2 Gym Instructor or even take it that step further (that’s 200 muscles used to take just one step – extra fact for you!) and become a Level 3 Personal Trainer.