We all know that getting and maintaining our shape could cost us quite a lot. Therefore, it will be wise to get a good result from the exercise’s investment that you have spent to shape up your body.
Unfortunately, many people have faced difficulties to shape up their bodies despite their efforts exercising regularly for long period of time. To make matter worse, some of them are getting the wrong idea by thinking that they will have better result by exercising in a long hour. Actually, this kind of thinking and exercising only make your body worn out by fatigue and even can lead you to serious injury.
Those people should know and realize that there are some simple methods to arrange their workout time and build a better exercise program and getting a good result from the exercise. These methods did not even cost you money, so you can keep your exercise budget low. They will assist you to shape up your body in a good way. And they are also do not take a lot of time to do it.
Here are some easy tips that will assist you to improve and maximize your exercise program and giving you better result for your body too:
Proper warm up and cool down before and after performing the exercise. You should take 5 to 10 minutes of warm up before performing heavy workout. To do it, you can do a simple aerobic movement or walking in a fast pace. This will improve the blood flow through out your body and prepare your muscles for the main workout.
At the end of your exercise, spare another 5 to 10 minutes to perform light relaxation movement such as stretching that is targeting at the major muscle groups such as your legs, chest, back and arms muscles. By doing this, you will assist your body to re-absorb some of the lactic acid that is produced during your workout session to reduce the soreness of your muscles. Lactic acid is metabolic byproduct that is produce when you move your muscle.
Drink enough water during the exercise. Our body usually will lose around 1 liter of body fluid per hour of exercise. So, to make sure your body function work properly you need to replace the loss of body fluid by drinking water. It is also has the benefit of cooling of your body when exercising.
Get a proper rest. Our body needs a proper amount of sleep for 7 to 8 hour at night. During sleep, our body will repair the tissue’s damage that occurs during the exercise and improve it by making it stronger.
Sleep also will give our body the time to fight and reduce the amount of bacteria which is present in our body. For people who are only getting less than 7 hours of night sleep, they should try to get a quick nap for about 10 to 20 minute, so their body will get additional rest.
Reduce the amount of starchy carbs intake. People should reduce their starchy carbs diets with foods that contain more protein such as fruit and vegetables. Starchy carbs diets contain more calories that can be stored as body fat.