4 Different Types of Workouts to Stay Fit

In today’s sedentary lifestyle people are becoming more lethargic and less active. Nobody is really focusing on their health which is important. Considering today’s situation where everyone is stuck at home, people aren’t physically active and that’s leading to numerous health problems. Here are 4 different types of  highly effective workouts that don’t require a gym.

  1. Pilates

 

 

It’s a low-imapct flexibility emphasizing on postural alignment, core strength and training of muscles. It consist of repetitive exercises performed on the mat or other equipments.

Benefits of  Pilates:

  • Increases flexibility and muscle strength
  • Eases back pain
  • Strengthens your core
  • Improves posture

 

2.  HIIT ( High Intensity Interval Training)

 

 

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These workouts include different intense workouts with shorter rest period. HIIT workouts can be combined with any cardio workout.

Benefits of HIIT:

  • No equipment required
  • Increases your metabolism
  • Improves cardio vascular fitness
  • Burns more fat in less time

 

3.  Walking

 

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Probably the most effective exercise  and easiest way to get more active which can be performed by any age group. 30 minutes of walking per day can help your body in so many ways.

Benefits of walking:

  • Helps to maintain a healthy weight
  • Helps to lower blood sugar levels
  • Improves mood
  • Boosts your energy
  • Strengthens the heart

 

4. Zumba

 

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A fitness program which combines latin and international music with easy dance moves. It’s pretty much fun- enjoy dancing to your favorite songs and side by side helps you to stay fit.

Benefits of Zumba:

  • Helps to burn calories
  • Tones your entire body
  • Greater mobility
  • Proven to be a stress buster