Weight Loss Tip: Exercise More!

We know you happen to know this tip as well.Again we can’t emphasize exercise enough. We were recently at a Health Fair. As we walked around to all of the booths, which were mainly selling nutritional products.

We were blown away at how many overweight individuals were representing these nutritional companies. They all had the latest and greatest nutrition to take, but couldn’t realize that the best nutrition in the world won’t help if you are still overweight. What most of them had in common was they did not exercise enough. Exercise has to be part of every single day.

Find an activity you enjoy, running, biking, swimming, and do it 7 times a week. Walking just doesn’t cut it anymore unless you can raise your heart rate to a fat burning level or you walk a significant amount of steps per day.

To really know if you are walking enough, buy a pedometer. Walk about 10,000 steps a day.
To make sure you are in a fat burning zone, Try this trick; take 180 minus your age and exercise for a 1/3 of your time at that heart rate level.

Here is how it works. If you are 30 years of age, then your heart rate needs to be 180-30, which is 150 beats per minute. Spend 45-60 a day exercising. Warm up to 150 beats per minute for the first third of your exercise. Exercise at 150 beats per minute for the second third of exercise, and cool down to a resting rate for the second third of exercise.

Take the next couple of weeks to get into the habit of finding time each day that you can exercise. Calculate your heart rate (180-age). Get use to taking your heart rate at the wrist. It will take a good week to get use to keeping your body in that optimal heart rate for 15 minutes, so take your time and enjoy in a activity that you like.

Studies show that 90% of people who exercise consistently, exercise in the morning. As well as helping maintain the regularity of your exercise program, a morning routine has the following additional benefits:

It “jump starts” your metabolism and keeps it elevated for hours.

You’ll be energized for the day.

Morning exercise “regulates” your appetite for the day.

Waking and exercising at the same time prompts your body’s endocrine system and circadian rhythms, physiologically your body prepares for waking ahead of time.

It’s easier to wake-up.

Your metabolism and hormones begin to elevate prior to waking, preparing your body for exercise by regulating blood pressure, heart rate and blood flow.

Exercise increases mental alertnessy.

A morning schedule helps ensure you continue to exercise even when busy.Many people find it difficult to consistently wake-up early to exercise, often because they have not slept enough and don’t wake at the time each day. If you keep to a routine, morning exercise will become easier and something to look forward to.

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