Staying Fit at Home Needs not be costly or hard

Simple things you can start doing to stay healthy and fit at home

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According to Maira nutrition, staying healthy is all about what you eat and the type of exercises you do. Mans, a fitness enthusiast told the Independent that one should focus on working out at least 3 times a week with each workout session going for at least 30 minutes. In this article, we therefore look at exercise routines that you can do at your home.

Aerobic Fitness

Cardio exercises maximize the amount of oxygen in your blood because they focus on you breathing more quickly and your heart beating faster so that it can supply all your body parts with oxygen and the much needed nutrients. Aerobic exercises that you can try at home include: running, jogging, walking and biking.

Muscular training

Whether you want to be the next bodybuilder or not, muscular training is good for you as it helps regulate the muscle-fat balance in your body. At home, you can start doing simple weight-lifting exercises and you need not invest much to get these weights since some can be home-made for example a bottle full of water can be used as a weight.

Core exercises

Core exercises involve strengthening the muscles in your abdomen and is important to do because these muscles keep your back protected. At home, you can do them using a stability fitness ball, or sit ups on your sofa.

Flexibility training

Most of the above mentioned exercises involve flexibility training which is good for your posture and gait. To complement on them, you can start doing yoga flexibility exercises.

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