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9 Tips For An Effective and Balanced Exercise Regime

1. No more excuses. Lots of people are not able to achieve their fitness goals due to their excuses. One of the most popular excuses of all time is being too busy to workout. To get rid of it, try to workout on a single day even for just 10 to 15 minutes. After going through it, think if you were made underproductive by going through the exercise routines. You would most likely think that it did not affect your productivity and realise that you can always exercise each day without worrying about your work.
2. When to buy your working out shoes. You may think that there is no specific time in a day that is best when it comes to purchasing a pair of shoes. However, it is actually best to buy shoes in the afternoon or at night. This is because these are the times when your feet are at their largest size. By doing that, you are ensuring that you can buy the perfect pair according to size.
3. Workout with your spouse. If you want to make working out more exciting, then you should do it with your spouse or special someone. There are lots of benefits that you can both derive in working out, which is why there is no way he or she can say no to it. By doing it this way, you can enjoy your workout sessions more.
4. Watch TV programs about exercising. Watching television programs about working out can make you more motivated in going through your routines. On top of that, you can also learn valuable lessons from it, especially when you watch those that are hosts by experts in the field. Check out the channels that show such programs, so that you can take note of them.
5. Make the necessary preparations. If you are just about to start with your workout program, then you should make the necessary preparations for it. In other words, you should acquire appropriate clothing for working out. On top of that, if you decide to exercise at your own place, then you should also buy the necessary exercise equipment, such as dumbbells, barbells, and more.
6. Building up the strength of your forearm. If you want to improve the strength of your forearm, you can make use of newspapers for it. All you have to do is to lay a sheet of newspaper on the floor, and take about 30 seconds to crumble it with your hand. Doing this can help you in performing well in tennis as well as racquetball.
7. How to improve and maintain flexibility. A person’s flexibility can decline as he ages. However, you can improve or maintain it by going through stretching exercises. When you go through stretching though, its benefits are not limited to maintaining your flexibility. It can also help you relax more and get you prepared for your whole workout session better.
8. Working out your back muscles properly. One of the routines you can perform to target your back muscles is the lat pulldowns. To do this properly though, it is best if you don’t wrap your thumb around the bar, and place it beside your index finger instead. When you do this, you are decreasing the pressure applied on your arms, which results in working your back harder.
9. Stretching many times in a week. It is actually good to do stretching a lot of times per week. In fact, doing it every day can give you a lot of benefits. If you have a hectic schedule though, you can always just do it for 2 to 3 days in a week. When you stretch, do it within your range of motion, and hold every stretch that you do for about 15 to 30 seconds each.


  1. Good tips and ideas. Especially the stretching tip - so many people exercise but think stretching is not important. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thanks for your kind words Syls, much appreciated.

  2. Great tips. I definitely don't stretch enough.

    1. Thanks for your kind words, much appreciated


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