If you just found out that you are pregnant then I’m sure it passed to your mind (among other many stuff 🙂 ) the thought of gaining some weight during your pregnancy and how you are going to get back in shape afterwards. While some women think that pregnancy means to stop doing exercises, there are many professionals who recommend doing light workouts during pregnancy and the thought of being lazy and doing nothing while pregnant is absolutely wrong. Continue reading Exercises During Pregnancy – Yes You Can!→
Regular exercise is the key to healthy muscles, bones, and body systems. Physical training plays an essential role in anti-aging stress-busting. people who exercise report better moods and more energy than those who don’t, and they suffer less insomnia and stress-related symptoms. And at this time of changing body shape, exercise bolsters self-confidence as you see muscles become toned, posture lift, stamina, flexibility, and range of motion increase.
Exercise also keeps the brain functioning in a youthful way, by boosting circulation and right-left brain coordination. Mentally challenging activities, from bridge to Sudoku, keep the memory sharp and build connections between brain cells that help keep your reasoning sharp.
By strengthening muscles and bones as the body ages, exercise sustains good posture, bone density, and joint mobility, which in turn keeps you active and able to
exercise—a positive spiral. And by boosting the efficiency of the cardiovascular system (heart and lungs), exercise helps every part of the body function efficiently.
So How often to exercise !?
Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week (at least five). prevent weight gain, you might need to boost that time slot to 60 minutes. Two of those sessions should ncorporate weight training
Tip: Exercise outdoors, Amazing !:
It can be joyous to exercise outdoors—a boost for spirit as well as body. The feel-good buzz after exercising in nature leaves you feeling exhilarated, yet grounded and calm. Whenever possible, find an excuse to walk a clifftop path, go jogging at dawn, swim in the ocean, or practice yoga in the yard (upwardfacing poses take on another dimension when you stare at the sky). Find a t’ai chi class that practices regularly in a park: gain courage from numbers.
Try to make it as Four-stage workout ! :
For an effective workout make sure your exercise sessions include four main elements: a gentle warm-up followed by aerobic or cardiovascular exercise to work the To heart and lungs, weight-bearing exercises to strengthen muscles and bones, and finally a cool down stretch and relaxation.
Being Active is going to help you lose weight, and not gaining anymore fat in your body & it is going to tone your muscles and keep you feeling young and active.
I’m sure that you’ve seen couples doing workouts together whether at the gym .. or maybe taking a run or doing workouts in the nature early in the morning! and yes having a partner that you can do exercises and workouts with and enjoying being fit together is as AMAZING as you see it and the good news is that you can do it too !
Here’s a Fitness Motivation from a fit couple who do workouts together … and it is as fun as it looks 😉
Of course you can be creative and do other workout / exercises routines together whether it has a physical contact or separated … still the emotional support is counting and guy you are probably going to be rewarded for that support later on 😉