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7 Cooler Ways To Get Fit And Trim Without Going To The Gym

How to be fit without hitting the gym? Do you have complaints like you don’t have enough time to work out? (OR) you don’t have enough time to plan for a healthy meal? Lack of time isn't the only excuse offered by the people who need to lose weight, another one that most of you would have is that working out just isn't fun. Here on, you can comfortably forget what you learnt in your high school gym class or even at the local health club about ways and means to get fit and also to eat better.

How To Be Fit And Trim Without Going To Gym

Be Fit And Trim Without Going To Gym

The festive season is already on, families are gathering, feasts are being cooked and what you don’t observe is that you are gaining extra kilos. How can you think of burning the extra calories that you’ve consumed via the sweet delicacies or even the various colored rice varieties / oil and greasy naans? If you can't squeeze in an hour for your workout with all these activities on head don't despair, you can still make the calorie-burning – SURPRISED?

Let's start with your holiday shopping. You want to buy a nice pair of shoes and for the same you would be walking from one store to the other around the mall – this can burn between 4 and 7 calories per minute depending on your age, weight etc. Considering that you spend a good 2 hours on this task, you would’ve already burnt anywhere from 600 to 800 calories. In addition to the walk inside the mall, you could park your vehicle on the top-most floor in a Shopping Mall, this will give you an additional 10 minutes of brisk walk.

Walk Daily And Stay Fit

Walk Daily And Stay Fit

A sweaty hour of climbing up and down ladders for your holiday decorations and house cleaning is another workout that burns about 250 calories. Most housecleaning fits the "light activity" category and only burns a few calories an hour. Half an hour of hauling the furniture around to clean the corners of the room that would help you burn few extra calories.

If you don’t take on these household chores as your way to exercise, here are 10 fun ways to get yourself on the track to improve your fitness and your diet as well. Take a look at them and may be you could choose at least 2 or 3 and make it your future fitness routine? Once the exercise habit kicks in, eating better and losing weight becomes so very easy and fun.

1. Forget Exercise: Have 'Fun' Instead:

Think of exercising as a fun activity, just so that it doesn’t make you disinterested. Well exercise definitely sounds like sweat and work, but when we think of an 'activity,' it could be done in a way that we like it. It can be enjoyable activities with friends or with the family. Cycling, playing outdoor games.

2. Pick a Comfortable Pace for Fitness:

You should choose an intensity level that you feel comfortable rather than opt to an intensity level proposed to you by your trainer or coach. The way you feel while you are doing it very important. This will help you get into the system and then obviously you can vary the intensities.

3. Get Your Groove On, Exercise to Music:

It’s a known fact that music aid’s in mood stabilization and also helps in boosting motivation levels in an individual. Start listening to music which makes you feel free and relaxed and obviously makes you feel like dancing to the tunes.

4. Lean On Friends For Fitness Support:

Get a buddy of yours or one of your cousins and make them your gym buddy - this will not only make your workouts fun but also makes you regular at it. You always have a helping hand waiting for you to provide the motivation and encouragement when needed.

5. Focus: Aim For A Little Exercise Every Day:

If you find that the workout session’s length is hurting you, concentrate on exercising each day for lesser timer duration's. If you get into a pattern of daily exercise, it's not a difficult task to pitch it up. 

Aim For A Little Exercise Every Day

6. Double Up on Your Goals: Get Fit And Trim:

If you intend to get fit, you might even be interested in losing weight or even eat healthy. Research suggests that it’s often easier to make huge changes in your behavior than one or two small changes.

7. Turn Your Children Into Assistant Shoppers:

With your focus on buying healthier foods, you can appoint your younger ones as assistants. Indeed, a trip to the supermarket can become a “healthy foods” treasure hunt. Let the children select the healthy vegetable or whole grain they want to serve for dinner. Encourage them to read labels to spot hidden sugars or fat. This will help you to bond with your family and also concentrate on getting quality and healthy food.

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