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Fitness: Why should I start exercising at all?


Finally get fit. There are many reasons why regular exercise is important.


First of all, it helps to improve general well-being and reduce the risk of diseases.

Regular exercise can help control weight and lower blood pressure, which in turn can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Exercise can also help reduce the risk of diabetes and some types of cancer.

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Tip: Sport is even more fun with the right fitness accessories. Such as the Towell+ sports towel .

In addition, exercise can help improve mental health and reduce stress. Regular exercise can boost self-confidence and help improve sleep.

It is important to follow the physical activity recommendations set by health authorities when exercising. These recommend that adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity every day to promote good health and reduce the risk of disease. It's also important to take the time to warm up and stretch to avoid injury.

It is important to exercise regularly to stay fit and healthy. However, if you've never exercised before or have been off for a long time, starting a new fitness program can be intimidating. That's why we've put together some of the best fitness exercises to try to start your fitness training.

  1. planks
    Planks are a great way to strengthen your core muscles and improve your posture. To perform planks, lie on your stomach and support yourself with your forearms and toes. Keep your body straight and avoid twisting or sagging. You can try planks with different variations, like side planks or one-arm planks. Try to stay in the plank position for as long as possible, slowly increasing the duration as you improve.

  2. pushups
    Push-ups are another great exercise to strengthen your core muscles and arms. To do push-ups, get into a push-up position, using your hands and toes to support yourself. Lower your body until your chest almost touches the floor, then push yourself back up. You can also do push-ups with knee support if you're not ready for full push-ups.

  3. squats
    Squats are a great exercise to strengthen your legs and glutes. To squat, stand with your feet hip-width apart and lower your body by bending your knees and leaning back. Then push through your heels to return to the starting position. You can also do squats with weights or resistance bands to increase the intensity.
  1. lunges
    Lunges are a great exercise to strengthen your legs and core. To perform lunges, stand up straight and step forward with one leg while extending the other leg backwards. Bend your front leg until your thigh is parallel to the floor and your back leg stays straight. Then push through the front leg to return to the starting position and repeat with the other leg. You can also do lunges with weights like kettlebells to increase the intensity.
  1. crunches
    Crunches are a great exercise to strengthen your abs. To perform crunches, lie on your back and bend your knees. Place your hands behind your head and raise your upper body by tightening your abs. Lower your torso back down and repeat the exercise. You can also try different variations of crunches, such as side crunches or leg raise crunches. If you don't want to lie straight on the floor, an exercise mat will help.

  2. lungs
    Lunges are another great exercise to strengthen your legs and core. To perform lunges, stand up straight and step forward with one leg while extending the other leg backwards. Bend your front leg until your thigh is parallel to the floor and your back leg stays straight. Then push through the front leg to return to the starting position and repeat with the other leg. You can also do lunges with weights to increase the intensity.

  3. mountain climbers
    Mountain climbers are a great exercise to strengthen your legs and core. To perform Mountain Climbers, stand in a plank position and bring one knee forward while pulling the other knee back. Then switch knees and repeat the exercise. The intensity of mountain climbers can be increased with training bands .
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Tip: A few minutes of fitness training, e.g. on an exercise ball , is a great start to a sporty life.

In this blog article, we have discussed seven of the best fitness exercises to try at the beginning of your fitness training. These exercises are especially good for beginners and include planks, push-ups, squats, lunges, crunches, lunges, and mountain climbers. Each of these exercises will help strengthen your core muscles, strengthen your legs, and improve your posture. You can also add weights to increase the intensity and intensify your fitness workout as you improve. It's important to start slow and gradually increase the duration and intensity of your exercise to avoid injury.

You can find another blog article about the importance of healthy living here: Fitness and Nutrition : Why Healthy Living Matters.

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