3 Easy Steps to Get Fit at Home
By: Kathi MacNaughton
Keep your motivation at a high level and prevent injuries during exercise with these strategies.
1: PREVENT INJURY BY...
--> Starting slowly and building up a little at a time.
--> Warming up before and cooling down after each exercise session.
--> Paying close attention to the signals your body sends you.
BE COMFORTABLE WHEN WORKING OUT BY...
--> Wearing comfortable clothes that fit the activity, your body, and the climate.
--> Drinking plenty of water. If you feel thirsty, you're not drinking enough.
--> Choosing activities you truly enjoy doing. Mix it up to keep yourself from getting bored.
--> Working out with a friend. Make it a social event too.
--> Not competing with others. Just keep trying to improve yourself.
CREATE A ROUTINE BY...
--> Making your daily life more active. Walk or bike instead of driving. Take the stairs rather than the elevator.
--> Scheduling time in your busy calendar for exercise.
--> Making a note of your progress.
--> Seting goals and keeping track of your progress.
--> Rewarding yourself!
About the author:
Kathi MacNaughton is a registered nurse and consumer health writer. For more fitness articles, visit http://fitness.reliable-health.info