What are some of the best exercises to slim & tone your body? Really, any exercise that burns calories, increases your metabolism & tones your muscles is a great addition your weight loss plan.
If you’ve trouble deciding what form of exercise is best for you take a look at the following exercises to slim & tone:
One of the best exercises to slim the entire body is swimming. Not only is swimming a great way to burn calories, it works almost every muscle in your body, giving a trim, lean look. If you don’t have a swimming pool, your next best option is to join a gym with a pool, or even with your local YMCA or YWCA. Then swim laps at the desire of your heart – perfect for thirty minutes, 5 days a week. If swimming laps seems boring, see if there are some fun water aerobics classes you can enter.
Walking is probably one of the most effective exercises to slim the body & it can be done almost anywhere, indoors or out. Brisk walking at a pace of three to four mph is a great way to burn calories & tone your body all over, but especially your lower body & waist. Help tone your upper body at the same time, swinging or pumping your arms, or using light weights to increase resistance.
Yoga has long been known as a great exercise to slim & trim body, & improve balance & flexibility. Best of all, it can be done in the privacy of your own home or in public classes available almost everywhere. Yoga can be more challenging if you’ve a significant weight to lose, but most of those features can also be changed slightly until you’re strong enough to do them properly.