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How to start fitness plans

With the summer in full swing and many on that search for the perfect bikini body, why not start a fitness plan to help get you in to shape. Not only is fitness fun, but it is really important for your health. You'll find yourself with more energy, more positivity and looking really toned in just a few weeks. This article will help you to start your very own fitness plan.

Why develop an exercise plan

An exercise regime is much easier to follow if you have a set diet and exercise plan. When making your own fitness programmes, you need to take into account your personal abilities. If you rarely do any exercise, you will want to start with regular light exercise, and build with intensity and duration over the course of the plan. However if you do some exercise and are just a little rusty, you may be able to do a bit more. Take up a new sport With new android phones, you can get an online trainer to put you through your paces if your out jogging in the park. As part of your new health plan, why not take up a new sport such as tennis, football or swimming. Exercise equals loss! Inch loss, fat loss and overall weight loss, so if your on a weight programme or diet and trying to lose weight, remember to incorporate exercise.

Your plan

When developing your fitness plans, consider how frequently you wish to exercise. If you want to see real results, you need to be exercising four to six times a week, along with a diet. You should aim to do at least an hour each session, although of course with busy working lives this isn't always possible. Instead, include general household chores such as cleaning and lawn mowing in your plan. However, make sure you really attack the cleaning and raise your heart rate to make it worthwhile. Get a well-rounded exercise regimen Besides, try and get a variety of different activities in to get a well-rounded exercise regimen. For example, yoga sessions and strength and conditioning activities such as weights and swimming are great for building definition, where as sports such as football, netball, hockey or jogging in the gym will help to increase your overall fitness and aerobic capacity. Moreover, remember to review your plan each week and keep on increasing repetitions, duration and intensity to keep getting results. Always consult your general practitioner before embarking on any new major exercise programme.

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