Don’t you just hate it when you ask someone how you look and they mention the F word: fat. In some cultures, the word fat has been viewed with much disgust; you would think it is a profanity. No one wants to be told they look fat unless you are insanely obsessed with gaining weight. Many people especially women have a phobia for the weighing scale.
When it comes to gaining a couple of pounds I can say, “Been there, done that.” In addition, as hell I hated it, so what did I do? Well, I exercised to burn the fat, and boy, did I succeed. One thing I learned: you do not have to visit those fancy gyms to burn the excess fat in your body or to stay fit and healthy. You can actually walk every day (alone or with your dog) for 30 minutes and lose weight! At the same time avoid heart diseases and diabetes.
Exercising to burn fat is the best and natural way to get rid of the extra pounds but also the most challenging way. Humans are often intriguing creatures; they always prefer the easy route of achieving something great. Therefore, they will pop pills after pills into their system or undergo various uncomfortable medical procedures like the gastric bypass surgery to reduce weight.
Actually exercising can be both beneficial and therapeutic. There are a million and one ways of exercising to burn fat; from the treadmill, to intense aerobics like Zumba to every day jogs in the park. These will give you that perfect Nida Yasir’s body that you have always been dying for.
Ever thought of taking a jog in the morning when you wake up. Jogging is an excellent cardio exercise, so make it a point of jogging every morning before you go to work. All you need is a pair of sneakers and comfortable clothes like shorts, or loose pair of trousers. You do not need a partner to enjoy jogging; doing it alone can be fun especially if you are listening to someone on your earphones. Running or jogging does not mean that you have to sprint as if you are in the Olympics. Starting slow is just fine and breath right as you jog along, unless you want to be paralyzed along the way with muscle cramps.
Maybe you are the busy type who gets into the office at the wee hours of dawn and gets back home at dusk, that you do not have time to exercise. Ever thought of taking the long stairs instead of comfortably squeezing into the elevator with other people? If you make it a habit of taking the stairs, you can burn the extra fat in your body without visiting the gym. If your co-workers start making fun of you, just ignore them. Very soon, they will be frequenting your office to beg you to reveal your secret weapon of weight reduction.
Swimming is also a good way of burning calories in your system, as it is fun too. So if you know your way in the water, go with it. Alternatively, you could hire an instructor to train you how to swim. To achieve the best results, come up with a swimming routine; increase your pace and distance and the time that you spend swimming. This will help build up your muscle because you are engaging in more physical strength. You could practice all those cool moves you have to bring more fun into swimming; the backstroke, butterfly,
Whether it is jumping the rope, doing aerobics or dancing to some usher in your room, exercising is the best way to burn fat. So before, you suffer from those weird eating disorders like bulimia or anorexia just because you are afraid of gaining weight, grab that bicycle that has not been used for years and go for a ride. Ensure that you make your exercise a routine, at least 5 times a week to achieve excellent results. Do not wait until Slim-possible knocks on your door.