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Your Guide To Exercise


Even light exercise is good for you, so don't get discouraged!

The most important thing to remember about exercise is that you should pick something you enjoy doing first, and then worry about whether or not it's the best exercise for you later.

The biggest mistake that most people make when they start an exercise routine is the choice of exercise. Most people start out excited, and they pick a really hard exercise routine to start out. They also tend to pick the type of exercise that is recommended to them, instead of one that they enjoy.

The upshot of this approach is that people lose momentum, begin to hate their exercise routine and eventually quit altogether.

It is impossible to overstress how important it is to avoid doing this. An exercise routine you enjoy doing and completing is invaluable starting out. A little exercise can make a difference in your health and fitness, countless studies have shown that people who only get one hour walking a week have better health than those who get no exercise at all.

Once you get into the swing of your routine you will probaly want to step up its intensity somewhat, but ensure you don't fall into the old trap of stepping it up too much. Say you enjoy riding a bike and you cycle a short distance every second evening, once you become used to this you will find you are able to cycle further, quicker and for longer. At that point the best plan is to stretch your routine to encompass your greater abilites, retaining a challenge when you go cycling.

If you feel you are well settled into an exercise program, then to advance you should begin to expand it. If, for example, you walk a certain distance three times a week, aim to walk it four or even five times a week, or maybe increase the distance you walk so as to maintain the challenge.

Try to vary your exercise also, this will help avoid boredom. If you become bored doing your exercise then you will begin to get sick of it. So liven it up by doing different exercises.

An exercise routine which trains all of your body is obviously a good one, so maybe you should look into getting a membership in a local gym or perhaps buying a body workout machine for your home. By getting a total body workout your whole body will feel, and look, better.

Don't allow yourself to get discouraged; you won't always be in the mood to exercise. If you don't feel like exercising, then just take that day off. There is no harm in missing a day's exercise here and there, in fact it can help you prevent become burned out. Just try to ensure the day off doesn't become a permanent break.

Even if you end up not exercising for so long that you get out of your routine, that is no reason to give up. Just start exercising again - no matter how much or how little exercise you do, it will always benefit you. Whether you're looking to continue or change your current exercise routine, or you're just starting to exercise again, good luck!

Peter Hilsper is webmaster and editor at ROAR Exercisewhich is crammed with the best in health information, links and articles. Read more at: http://www.roarexercise.com/


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BBC News

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New York Daily News

Preventing Cancer Through Good Food and Exercise
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Every third day, Underwood's crew of five guys comes to the YMCA for the hour-long intense workout. Today's exercise plan entailed 20 minutes of AMRAP (as many rounds as possible) of 10 Roman chair repetitions, 15 pushups, 10 kettle bells, five single ...



Guardian Liberty Voice

Why Walking To Work Is More Than Just Good Exercise
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Headlines & Global News

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Kansas.com

PHOTOS: Airport disaster exercise
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Misfit's colorful Flash wearable will track your exercise and sleep for $49.99
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If you're looking for an inexpensive way to track your health and fitness, Misfit's colorful new Flash wearable might be worth considering. The company is hoping to differentiate on price – across the US it'll be sold for only $49.99, which is cheaper ...

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A Little Vigorous Exercise Yields Big Fitness Gains
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If you want to get in shape, you will become far more fit in far less time if you include some vigorous exercise. A new study showed that one intense exercise session plus four relaxed sessions per week improves fitness almost three times more than ...



VMA-223 Marines train during Exercise Green Flag
Marines.mil (press release)
Marines prepare to guide a AV-8B Harriers down the flightline at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014. The Harriers were part of a detachment of more than 160 Marines leaving for exercise Green Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Las ...

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UAB News

UAB recruiting breast cancer survivors for unique exercise study
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beat study The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reopened enrollment of a unique research study to find ways to help breast cancer survivors begin and sustain an exercise program, with the overall goal of producing positive lifestyle change.

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