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It has come a time where people believe too much of anything can be bad for you. Whether your drinking a lot of coffee, or eating a lot of wheat. Of course these are completely different things, but the question; does it still stand for exercising? If it does, how could it, because working out supposed to be good for your mind and body. How can something that makes you healthier make you worse. How often should one really exercise? There are so many questions that need answers. The good news is that I have put together some of the main pointers that would answer all these in just a few minutes.
How much exercise should you do a week?
Everyone knows you’re technically exercising everyday. If you’re living life, it starts with the small things once you wake up in the morning to your day to day schedule. But it’s important to be realistic with your workout days so it can fit into your busy life and don’t do something drastic. If you’re a beginner don’t jump in and start working out 4-5 days a week, but instead start small like 2-3 days.
If you want to work out 5 days a week doing cardio and weightlifting then do it , it’s all up to your body.
You should get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week. In general your main goal should be to aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity every day
Should you copy someone else’s routine?
This is where a lot of people make a mistake. Don’t try to copy someone else’s workout schedule too much, because most likely their goals are different than yours. Their body is different, so the exercises they do might not even work for you. Try to find what works best for you . Also don’t put too much pressure on yourself, especially if it’s more challenging for you to do an exercise than the other person. However, if your goal is the exact same as the other person, and if they workout 5 days a week. You workout 3 days a week, but you guys would probably see the results at different times. Everyone’s body works differently. If somehow everything is the same than honestly I don’t know what to tell you.
Try going with the flow this might help you to be more creative with creating your own workout routine.
Do you need to mix things up?
You need to switch up, because doing the same exercises, or workouts every single day is not going to work. So, you probably won’t see a change it’s all about working on different types of muscle whether these are biceps, triceps, or your glutes. A lot of people who lift weights will tell you work out 4 days a week. You shouldn’t do the same muscles every single day mix it up a little bit, because there’s a good chance your body will stop responding to your workout.
You’ll see a difference in your health.
Do you know when to stop?
Everyone knows that if you’re always saying” my body is sore”; then that’s a pretty clear sign that you need to take some rest. I’d recommend to take at least 1- 2 days off a week. You need to listen to your body, because if you don’t you will just be sore for the rest of the week. Not taking any rest would achieve no additional effect on strength performance.
The main point that comes across as exercising 7 days a week actually too much. No matter how many minutes you’re actually doing whether it’s 30 min to 2 hours a day it all determines on your body. Can your body actually take it, and the entire point is to listen to what your body is telling you. There’s no specific time, or how many days for everyone. Once you’ll start exercising your start to know what you need.
Exercising will give you so much more energy .
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Great perspective — Important for people to remember that health is all about balance!
Thank you! People should always find a way to fit exercise into their life.