For everyone who wants to be fit, it is no easy task. It takes determination, willpower, motivation, and resilience.
The beginning is the hardest part of living and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and once you cross that hurdle, you’ve accomplished the most important phase. When your results appear, it’s almost impossible to quit.
Tips to start:
–The most important thing is first making sure that your diet is in check, as it is said that abs are built in the kitchen
–When you regulate your diet, the next step is to perfect your workout routine.
–Chose the proper workout
If you don’t really know where or how to start, here are 5 exercises, that are perfect for any beginner who is looking to make positive changes to his lifestyle, and not longer than four weeks.
Warning: These exercises all require perfect form to prevent injury.
Benefits: A core exercise which strengthens your abdominal area, back and shoulders. Along with the core strengthening, it helps with your posture, reducing (preventing) of the back pain and improving your balance.
–Starting position – get down on the floor into a push-up position and bend your elbows 90 degrees, resting your weight on your forearms.
Your elbows should be directly underneath your shoulders.
–Keeping your body in a straight line and engaging your core hold this position.
Start by holding the pose for 30 seconds and gradually increase the time as you progress.
Benefits: Work as a full-body exercise and build strength in your forearms, shoulders, chest, abs, back, and legs. In addition, they engage your core and increase your strength.
As a compound exercise targets multiple muscles at the same time. The advantage of this exercise, like for planks, you don’t need any equipment to do it and can be done at home, outside, or anywhere.
–Starting position – standard push-up, (your hands are on the ground directly beneath your shoulders, your core is tightened and your entire body is straight).
–Lower your body towards the floor, while your back is flat and straight.
–Keeping your core nice and tight, exhale, and push yourself back up, while your entire body is still in a perfectly straight line.