Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Naish Kiteboards
Sometimes it might seem difficult to decide where to begin. Here are a few ideas you can use
to get started on your fitness plan.
You can get strong thighs, which will protect your knees. Avoid the most common injury,
which is torn muscles and ligaments along the back of your legs. Make sure to exercise your
quads as well as your hamstrings to prevent this from happening to you. Leg extensions and
curls are great exercises to accomplish this.
Incorporate a few of your least favorite exercises into your routine for the challenge. People
will avoid doing exercise that they do not feel they are good at performing. Conquer the
exercises you are weakest at by making it a regular part of your exercise routine, and don't
give up on it.
Block out a few moments for daily exercise. Even small decisions, like taking the stairs
instead of the elevator, can yield significant health benefits.
Build your thigh muscles to protect your knees. Torn ligaments behind the kneecap are a
common injury obtained from sports and other physical activities. To keep your knees safe it
is crucial to include exercises for both your quads and hamstrings. Leg extensions and curls
are great exercises to accomplish this.
The best way to avoid injury when walking for exercise is to you proper form. Walk with your
shoulders back in an upright position. Let your elbows hold a comfortable 90-degree angle.
Make sure your arms move in an opposite pattern to your foot movements. Every time you
take a step, make sure your heel touches the ground, then move the rest of your foot
Clean each machine and piece of equipment in the gym before you use it. Other users may
have left germs on the equipment. Going to a fitness center should make you healthy, not
Having a hard, defined six-pack will not be achieved through exercise alone. You can build
strength on your body by building your abs, but you won't really burn too much fat in the
process. In order to get a coveted six-pack, it is necessary to lower overall body fat, eat a
balanced diet and do lots of weight and cardiovascular workouts.
Use the down time in between strength training sets to do a gentle stretch targeting the
muscles that were just in use. A stretch should last about 25 seconds. There is a lot of
research coming out about stretching and the different kinds of stretching that you can
incorporate into your workout. Some research supports stretching the same muscle group in
between sets as a way to increase strength. Other research supports resting in between sets
and reserves stretching for before and after workouts. Stretching will also lessen the chance
you have of getting injured.
Before you set yourself on a workout bench, try it out with a little trick first. Check out the
density of the padding and the stability of the bar. If you feel wood or metal that is under the
bench, get another seat.
Furthermore, you should be able to achieve the level of fitness you want by using these tips.
Use them as a solid foundation, and build upon them to help you achieve your fitness goals.
Naish Cult 2009