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Exercise plan... Strength, Stretching and Balance

Author: Ida Jones | October 10th, 2017

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Exercise is the most important act to do so that you can gain fitness. Exercise helps us get some strength so that we can survive against various diseases. Exercise is the best activity to do so that you can make your shape better. With regular exercise, you can improve your immune system for better protection, and you can even improve your blood circulation with various tough exercises. One of the most important benefits of exercising is that it can remove your fats by burning your calories. Fats in your elder years can cause many infections. If they are removed early, it can be very beneficial.


Exercise plans are all the hype these days, and why they should not be? Exercise routines make our lives easier. Mostly we get to choose the routines that are tailored as per our needs. They’re timed and the reps and sets are calculated which would save you from making the mental effort of “how should I work out?” Or “what would help me achieve my goals most effectively?” Questions like these disappear into thin air once you find the routine that is compatible with your body. If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re just beginning with the fitness goals and seeking a direction. Fret not, I’ll tell you exactly what you should focus on to make the most out of your workout minutes. That’s right; it can be as short as minutes, especially if you’re a beginner. So, let’s start with the list.

Strength

Strength training has its levels and steps but mainly, it focuses on strengthening and building up your muscles. Back muscles, abdominal muscles and glutes are some to name. You can begin with exercises as simple as abdominal contractions. Just lay down on the floor, take a deep breath in, hold it for a count of three seconds and then let it out. These contractions will tone your muscles and make you ready for sit-ups and crunches, other muscles strengthening exercises. I’m pretty certain in the beginning doing push-up can be a really big deal, so you begin with doing wall pushups. Wall pushups are pushups in which you lean your hands upon the wall and get into a slope position concerning the wall. After getting into this position, you can perform the exercise as it isn’t difficult but is very effective.

Stretching

The next exercise that I am going to explain can help strengthen and stretch the muscles at the same time. It is called pelvic tilt and you can perform it by sitting on a plain, non-skid surface in a lunging position, with your one step in front of you. Take a deep breath in, tighten your glutes and hold it in for a count of three seconds. Now tilt your hips back and keep them there for a count of three seconds. Do a set in a rep of eight or twelve. This should be very effective. Other than that, perform some neck stretches and stretch your ankles out while rotating your foot about the ankle’s axis.

Balance

Balance exercises are both, very vital and overlooked. You can start with something as simple as weight shifting. Stand with your spine straight, and your feet shoulder length apart. Shift your weight on the right foot and hold it for a count of ten seconds, then do the same with your right foot. This helps create a balanced footing. Another way of going about this is trying Single Leg Balance. It can be done by standing with your feet hip-width. Raise one leg and take it back, hold it there and then do the same with your other foot. If you want to work up your balance game and get a hang of gravity consider buying this miraculous tool, it will serve as a therapy and the effects are magnificent.

Consider this plan for starting up; I hope you’ll enjoy this plan.

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Author Bio

ida jones

Ida Jones is a mother of two little ones. She enjoys home-based workouts, cardio exercises and long runs. She loves spending her vacations outdoors with her kids around nature. She believes in clean and healthy eating. She regularly writes about fitness tips and much more at Fitness Grit.