Exercising is important if you want your weight loss plan to be successful. If you want to burn more calories then you have to work your muscles even more. That’s why dieting is not enough. Getting that weight and body you’ve always wanted can’t be done by sitting around, so start moving and do some exercises.
One of the best ways to lose weight is by walking. You’re free to do it anytime you want and there are no expertise of equipments required. But it’s more beneficial if you do it regularly. Try to make walking a daily habit or at least 3-5 times a week.
First, you need to do some warm up stretching exercises before you start walking. As not to pull any muscles, stretch only as far as you feel comfortable. You can start with a modest goal of 15-20 minutes at a leisurely pace. You can extend both the speed and duration gradually. When you walk, make sure to include three segments namely warm-up, exercise pace, and cool down.
Chin up and shoulders held slightly back when you walk. The first to touch the ground should be the heel of your foot. It’s important to roll your weight forward. Try swinging your arms when you walk. Start gradually in order to avoid stiff or sore muscles or joints. You can start walking faster over several weeks and then walk for longer periods of time. Whenever possible walk on soft ground. It’s better if you drink about 8-10 ounces of water for every 20-30 minutes.
The more you walk, the more you’ll feel better. More fats are burned when walking because it uses more calories. Helping you relax, reducing your stress, helping you sleep better, giving you more energy, and helping control your appetite are just some of the benefits of walking.
Walking for time and speed is important if you want to lose weight. If you walk at a moderate pace, then you yield longer workouts and less soreness, which means more miles and calories spent.