Exercises To Lose Weight – Make It Fun

You are going to realize that there are hundreds of exercises to lose weight that you can do and all you have to do is figure out which ones you want to make a part of your routine. You can walk, jog, run, ride a bike, work out in a gym with free weights or use the weight machines, you can use the treadmill, or any of the other cardiovascular work out machines.

You can swim, do water aerobics, or do regular aerobics. If you live in a place that has a lot of nice weather you can get some friends together and go to a driving range and hit some golf balls, play tennis, basketball, baseball, softball, or just hit some balls at a batting cage.

If you live near a wooded area like a forest preserve, go for a hike, or canoing, or row a boat around a lake. You do not have to just get bored doing the same old thing at the gym day in and day out. I think a lot of people forget that so many of the things I have mentioned are exercise and they do count as exercises to lose weight.

Let’s see what else we can come up with. How about taking a dance class, or a spinning class, Yoga is another good one, ooh, so is Pilate’s. Now do not knock yoga or Pilate’s until you have tried them, they can be very tough work outs. Did you know there are are twelve stages or levels to Pilate’s? Yup, it looks a lot easier than it is and if you are not prepared for how difficult it can be it will kick your butt into next week. Seriously.

If I were to pick some exercises from the things I have listed, I think I would start with walking until I could go for about thirty minutes without feeling like I was dying, then maybe graduate to riding a bike until I get the exact same results. Everything I would be doing would be making me stronger and then I think I would find a pool somewhere and start to swim. Swimming is one of the best things you can do because you are in the water and you get the resistance from the water and you also use nearly every muscle in your entire body to do the swim strokes.

When I could swim for thirty minutes non-stop then it would be time for some weight training I think. See it doesn’t really matter what you do as long as you do something for thirty minutes everyday of the week. Do something that you like to do at least a couple of times a week that way you will break up the monotony of going to the gym every day.

Working out should be fun, not tedious or boring. If you are bored then you need to spice things up and find something to do that is fun. Maybe there is a nature walk you can take with a group, hey, that would be great this time of year, you could get out and see all the fall colors, do some bird watching, maybe catch some pictures of wildlife if you take your camera along while doing exercises to lose weight.

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