Tips for exercise intelligently

It often happens that you want to start doing exercise in a serious, but you are never going to keep this commitment. However, if you have the will to make an effort to get better, you should read this article.

With these tips able to make the most of any type of exercise, and you will notice right away the great benefits of doing a little momentum.

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Work out gradually

Do not you just start doing exercise, but also maintain willpower long term. To achieve this goal, we must make radical changes, otherwise it just happens what happens with diets: we get tired and comes a feeling of rejection.

Start gradually and do not discipline yourself goals too ambitious. Lower shutter speed and week after week and month after month. Do not forget to treat yourself to a healthy reward every time you improve.

Our advice is to organize a calendar with the improvements we want to achieve, but make sure they are feasible.

Do not think exercise as a suffering

Exercise should be an effort, but not painful. You have to send positive signals to the brain and satisfactory,  no negative thoughts.

For this reason, it is very important to choose, as far as possible, a sport that you enjoy and that will trigger positive thoughts. For example, some people prefer to enroll in courses that are interesting or do it with friends, others engaged in physical activity while listening to music, and others love to do outdoor sports.

Do not forget to stretch before and after training

Very often we forget to stretch, that it should always be carried out before and after training. With exercise, the body is subjected to an effort that the contracts and, to get real results, you should always do stretching to prevent injuries and to improve your flexibility. In this way, not only you consume more energy, but also will improve your posture and muscle contractures.

Drink plenty of water

Water not only serves to eliminate thirst. If we sweat and we do not drink enough, we run the risk of dehydrating and demineralization of the body, which has several negative consequences, including a lack of energy.

Always carry a bottle of water. You can also prepare an isotonic drink, adding water with lemon juice, a pinch of sea salt and honey.

Always remember the breathing

When we make the great physical effort, we often forget the most important aspect: the breathingDo not breathe properly is more tiring the body, it makes the exercise much more difficult and slow recovery after exertion.

When exercise becomes more intense, always remember to inspire and exhale following the movements. You will see what a difference!

Pay attention to your posture

When we exercise, we usually focus on a single aspect and forget about the rest of the body. If you have a good coach, he or she will be to correct you and to remind you of the posture correct to assume for each exercise.

If after doing exercise you feel tired or feel pain, it is quite normal. However, what should not happen is to feel pain  or even localized contractures.

Take advantage of the massages

In the first weeks, your body will adapt to the new pace gradually and, for sure, will feel discomfort or very tired. You can compensate for physical exertion with sessions of massage, physiotherapy, osteopathy, etc. . Consult a good professional and learn to relax the body.

Consume protein

The proteins are essential in our diet, especially if we plan to increase daily physical exertion. The proteins, which are found only in the flesh, will help to tone the body and strengthen the muscles more easily.

Do not forget to add to your daily diet some of these ingredients:

  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Eggs
  • Milk and dairy products
  • Legumes
  • Dried fruit
  • Mushrooms
  • Spirulina
  • Whole grains

Arnica for recovery after the effort

A good natural remedy for athletes is the arnica, a flower that is used to prevent and treat injuries and to improve the health of the body before and after exercise.

  • Arnica cream: You can apply it to the areas that have very strained or where you feel pain.
  • Arnica 15 CH: This homeopathic remedy is perfect to use when you start doing sports. You can put three pellets under the tongue three times a day, between meals and products with a strong flavor and mint, such as chewing gum and toothpaste.

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