Being active is one of the best ways to lose weight without exercising. If you don’t have an active lifestyle, its time to change if you want to lose any weight at all. I remember when I could not make it to them gym or exercise regularly. Instead of taking the elevator to the second floor, I would take the stairs. In addition I would also walk to the corner store instead of driving my car to the end of the block to get lunch. Surely there is something you can do to become active. I am sure you will think of something.
The electric vacuum and washing machine were invented in 1903. Most families had these appliances, and a few had a mangle, an electric appliance that ironed flat items. Commercial laundries had dryers, but they weren’t avaiable to the home market yet. Housewives dried their laundry on outdoor or indoor clotheslines.
While on your back, twist your body left and cross one leg over the other, then stretch the leg as far as you can beyond the leg on the floor. Hold this position just the summer seconds, then perform the same movement on the other side. Do 10 repetitions with every side.
Don’t be tempted to skip breakfast – or any meal to lose weight. While skipping a meal will reduce your calorie intake for that hour, it will leave you much hungrier later on.
Those eight minutes could be used in the most effective way possible to bring your muscles back to strength and your fitness levels back to where they should be. And it’s painless. As long as you are overweight, full of cramps, with sore joints and with no energy to climb the Mr Stairs, life will seem like hard work. Once you bring your fitness levels back and begin to enjoy being in shape again, life becomes so much more enjoyable. Imagine how great it will feel to be able to throw on a pair of shorts again and walk the mile and a half to the beach without feeling ill when you get there!
We all need exercise to keep us healthy and help to prevent obesity, diabetes and heart disease. The Department of Health in the UK recommend people taking 30 minutes of exercise, 5 days a week, but 63% of men and 76% of women are falling far short of this recommended level, as are our children. Walking is the easiest exercise around and can be built into your daily lifestyle. It’s free and it doesn’t require any special equipment, talent, location, and can be done at any age, at any time, day or night.
You can basically pick and choose the physical fitness benefits you want to achieve. The ability to engage in exercise and continue to choose ones that are right for you.