Do you know that approximately 60% to 80% of the world population is living a sedentary lifestyle? If you are one of them, it is worth to remember that it is considered as one of the factors to blame for premature deaths.
Perhaps it is also about time to shake up your sedentary lifestyle and to start incorporating exercise activities in your daily life. For active people, this is not a challenge at all but for those who have been physically inactive for years, then the following tips will help you.
Most people maybe including you always have endless list of excuses to refrain from exercising. It can be due to busy schedule or lack of funds to enroll for gym membership. Whatever it is that holding you back to work out; this starting guide can help you engage yourself in regular exercise.
So how can you start getting physical active? Actually, there are many ways to do that and with a pinch of creativity it can be fun doing it.
Just half an Hour. Start including exercise in your daily schedule can really be challenging but it can always be approached through gradual change. So aim to exercise for half an hour a day. Start by walking around the blocks after dinner or take your dog for a morning walk in the park.
Exercising first thing in the morning is the best option for busy individuals. This will help them to stay track in exercise routine as their schedule can sometimes sabotage their workout schedule in the evening.
Weekend Activities. Weekend can give you ample time to engage in more rigorous physical activities. It means burning more calories. You can try organizing with friends or families a hike, mountain climbing, beach volleyball, swimming or community mini-marathon competition.
There are many options for physically engaging weekend activities. The most important thing is you join and get involve in it.
Learn new sports. Perhaps a classic approach but it helps you stay motivated in becoming physically active. If you do not have a budget to enroll for classes, then ask your friends and colleagues. Look for friends who play tennis or know how to ski and ask them to teach you.
Get rid of household helpers. Doing household chores is an excellent form of exercise. Cleaning the walls, sweeping the floors, scrubbing the bathroom tiles, changing your curtains and more can be good body stretching activities.
Not only that you sweat out for doing household works, it also saves money.
Lastly, it is important to remember that exercise can do wonder to your body. Its health benefits are indisputable as it is proven by facts and tested by time.
So shake up your sedentary lifestyle now and live longer!