Staying in shape alongside all the work and home obligations, the stress and tensions from our day-to-day activities is really hard. Most of us tend place physical activity at the last place on our to-do list, which is completely wrong.
Staying physically active is very important and especially if we consider the stressful lives we all lead. We need to pay more attention to ourselves and don’t allow our busy schedules get in the way of our health and overall well-being.
Starting a new fitness routine is always difficult, but only at the beginning, until you get used to it, after a while it will become an indispensable part of your everyday life.
Most ladies know that their arms require extra exercise to keep their arms toned and buff. Get rid of the dingle dangle already! These four exercises will easily and effectively tone your biceps and triceps. This challenge has exactly what you need to target the flab.
Start in a traditional push up starting position, your feet a couple of inches apart and your arms directly under your shoulders ( if you are a beginner it’s ok to start on your knees until you get stronger). Make sure your body is in a straight line from your head to your knees, don’t sag down or raise your behind in the air. Keep your abs tight and drop your body straight down bending just your arms. Go back to the starting position.
Place your hands behind you onto a bench. Extend your legs and start bending your elbows. Lower yourself until your arms are at a 90 degree angle and then come back up.
Keep your upper arms stationary, maintain your elbows close to your body and breathe out as you lift the dumbbells.
Start in a lunge position while holding a dumbbell in each hand. Hug both dumbbells into your chest with your palms facing inward. From here, extend your left arm in front of you in a punching motion and then bring it back in toward your body. Next, extend your right arm in front of you in a punching motion and then bring it back in toward your body.
How much exercise is enough to lose weight?
The best time for training is around 45 to 60 minutes, but this changes from person to person and depending on how much weight you would like to lose.
Whenever you would like to lose weight, shoot for at least 200 minutes (more 3 hours) a week by moderate intensity workout with everything additional consistent. If you burn calories and exercise, you’ll be able to get away with a minimum dose of 150 minutes a week.
Whenever you are a beginner, start with 50 minutes of exercise a week and build to 200 minutes.
Here are 4 tips to help you bind to a weight loss workout and meet your goals:
- Schedule your workout plans.
- Log your steps
- Don’t do too much, too fast.
- Don’t turn water into wine