If you are tired of feeling tired, you should begin focusing not only on the calories you consume, but rather on building your body’s shape and training your strength. By focusing on strengthening your muscles, you are building a body machine that is capable of lifting easier, standing for a longer period of time, running quicker and further, and performing in general; better. But, most importantly by investing on your physical state, you are transforming your calorie burning machine -your body- to that better enhanced version you always dreamt of having; the best part is that this is still you and not a movie character. Thus, if you wish to burn more calories while increasing your strength and ability to function better, but you would like to avoid registering for the aerobics class your gym offers, you can now perform another type of aerobic exercise that you will repeat with a smile on your face.
No, I am not joking. Aerobic exercises are in fact exercises that offer your body the much needed oxygen to operate and for your muscles to burn more calories. So, instead of trying to put on those tight pants you so much dislike, you can sweat up and exercise while doing some of your house errands. Everyday activities can provide you with all the aerobic benefits you so much wish for without having to suffer by looking yourself into the mirror while wearing those ugly exercise Lycra uniforms.
Cardiovascular activities, like walking or even gardening, can provide into your daily routine with the needed levels of exercise you need. After all, you will feel proud that you went shopping, cut your lawn, or washed the dog, and at the same time were doing an aerobic exercise. Just imagine that by walking for 10 to 15 minutes, twice a day, even without dieting you can reduce your size by two whole numbers! Fitness experts also state that aerobic exercise can significantly reduce your waistline, since this type of physical activity targets your abdominal area which is where all that belly fat usually resides. But the best part is that aerobic exercising is not only for those stubborn bulges around your waist. It is one of the best exercising methods known, to burn more calories and improve the state of your health. People that regularly perform activities that could be classified as aerobic types of exercise, run a lower risk of suffering later from cardiovascular diseases, stroke, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and in some cases even cancer.
So, in order to keep fit and improve your overall ability to burn calories sooner and for longer, find a physical activity you like and make it part of your daily routine. Then find the next and so on and so forth. By performing the ones you select once or twice a week, you are less likely to quit, since you add variety to your program and most importantly you complete a number of jobs around the house.
Now, in case you do have time to explore a more “advanced” way of performing an aerobic exercise, you can always join that gym class, go dancing, start up swimming or tennis, or even learn kickboxing and tai chi. The list is endless and the only thing missing from the equation is you in order for it to be successfully solved:
Aerobics + You = More Calories Burn = Increased Level of Fitness