If you are a beginner, performing high-impact workouts can be challenging. Incorporating this simple, quick and efficient cardio routine will simultaneously target many muscles of your body and help burn calories. Plus, this workout will boost your metabolism so you can also reap the after-burn benefits. It will also help loosen up your body and can be an excellent way to release built-up stress and tension. If you get too comfortable with the workout, you can always maximise its intensity. So, watch the video and wake up your mornings with this low-impact workout to burn calories. Here are 5 simple workouts to get fit at home.
Now this is the rule number 1 for beginners. Never, ever start exercising without a decent warm-up. It prepares the body physiologically and psychologically for exercise, increases circulation of blood to the various muscles that you’re going to work out and also improves flexibility which decreases the chance of being injured. It also prepares your heart for these activities and prevents your blood pressure from rising suddenly. Celebrity fitness trainer and 3-2-1 exercise regime pioneer Ramona Braganza agrees, ‘Warming up is vital before a workout. It prepares the body physically, mentally and emotionally, raising the heart rate, working the muscles and waking up the nervous system. Dangers of not warming up include a limited range of motion during an activity which can lead to injury. When muscles are cold they are not limber, pliable and they have a limited range of motion. If you jump right into an exercise that requires you to stretch and contract the muscle belly or tendons and you have not warmed them up then you risk pulling, tearing and straining them.’ Here is a beginner’s Pilates workout for fat loss.
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Published: April 21, 2017 5:34 pm