Regular exercise has been shown to improve your health significantly. It's primary benefits include helping you achieve and maintain a healthy body weight and muscle mass, and reducing your risk for chronic diseases.
Research has shown that exercise can lift your mood, boost your mental health, help you sleep better, and even enhance your sex life. There are many other benefits to exercise but in short, exercise is a good way to help improve your life.
We've put together a few tips that are essential to consider before starting a new workout routine:
Check your health: please check with your healthcare provider before starting any vigorous or strenuous exercises.
Set realistic and specific goals.
Gather information of the best program to achieve your goals.
Always listen to your body.
Select the right exercises and gear.
Warm Up! Prior to increasing effort.
Optimize your biomechanics.
Strengthen your weakest links.
Add dynamic stretches.
Exercise frequently, 4-6 times a week instead of 1-2 times.
Add variety: injuries can be reduced by avoiding excessive repetition. Introducing new exercises should be gradual.
All these are just tips that may help you begin your exercise journey. Please be sure to get a health check before starting any form of exercise to avoid any injury or strain.
We wish you all the best with your journey to healthy living.