Exercise Programs For Women or Men

C J EvansStarred Page By C J Evans, 1st Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Modern day exercise programs for women or men can be nothing more than a passing fad if not approached correctly. This article covers a few pointers!

Let's Get to it!

So you feel a little overweight and you want to explore some exercise programs for women or men. Before you apply for a marathon stop right there. Regular exercise programs for women or men are hard work but the key word is 'regular' - remember that! It involves working out on a regular basis, perhaps three times a week, or maybe even daily.

So how do you get started? How frequently do you exercise? Most importantly what is the safest and quickest way to approach exercise programs for women or men?

The Beginnings

First of all you should seriously think about having a quick chat with your doctor. Don’t begin with the thought that you can just begin running miles a day ( like I did! ). That’s why the medical profession exists, to advise and keep you safe. Doctors are in the know when it comes to this type of exercise and they can also advise on possible injuries.

More importantly - you need to pick something you’re going to stick with. There are many exercise programs for women so what do you like in the way of sports? Personally I went for running as it fit my schedule and I was able to do it alone or with friends. And then there’s golf - a sport for people who want to perform mild exercise.

You want to aim for something fun that you’ll keep committing to doing regularly. If it’s something you do not enjoy then forget it and move onto the next idea. Exercise programs for women and men can become quite expensive so be sure you like what you’re going to do before you get started. Simply walking to the shops and back is a very inexpensive and easy technique to go from a sedentary state to the beginnings of much better health and fitness.

To begin with try exercising about three to four times a week - muscles get sore very quickly with new workouts. Don’t go all out, and get frustrated because you can’t keep it up. Try to get to the point where you can exercise very easily every day. Don’t try to become a overnight superstar because reaching a level of fitness that you are satisfied with is hard, hard work!

Easy exercise programs for women or men can become quite natural!

Easy-going exercise such as walking continues to battle off heart disease, osteoporosis, high cholesterol and many types of cancer. It also helps you reduce the girth of your stomach line. It does not sound like much, but it will really tighten your whole body up. You will need the correct footwear before you embark on these walking expeditions to avoid blistering or shin/foot injuries. Yoga is very effective for toning your body and it’s really subtle when done correctly. It puts together traditional breathing and relaxation techniques with simple stretching techniques. It’s beneficial to use yoga in exercise programs for women especially when you’re sedentary - it’s very calm on your body. Yoga can be used with other effective exercise techniques like running, swimming or walking very easily.

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author avatar vellur
2nd Jan 2014 (#)

Great advice for people who want to start off with an exercise program.

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author avatar C J Evans
2nd Jan 2014 (#)

Thanks vellur - glad you enjoyed the article

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