Fitness Tips for Obese

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Published on October 11th, 2014 | by Joan Makai


The entire world has started seeing obesity as a major health threat than any other disease or disorder. This is a contributing factor for high blood pressure and cardio problems. This is why it is essential that you start doing some form of exercises, and lose weight as these can save you from various health risks. Anxiety and other psychological problems can also be brought down with the eradication of obesity.

You need to consume fewer calories and burn much more. A healthy diet and a good exercise regimen can help you achieve the fitness results. When you have decided to lose the weight, you need to ensure that you consult your doctor as obese patients usually have other health conditions that are needed to be monitored regularly. Check what exercises could be done and those that should be avoided and also check if the diet chart you have designed would not lead to any complications. Usually, healthy habits are more crucial to maintain than the exercise for obese people but with a little discipline and a whole lot of effort you can start to walk towards a healthier lifestyle and combat obesity.

Walking

This is one of the low impact exercises that you can perform at any time of the day. The only requirement is the walking shoes that can absorb shock. Start with checking the endurance, and this should be done around your neighborhood, so that you can reach home if you cannot continue. Walking should be done for 30 minutes a day and for 5 days a week. If you find walking very tedious, break it into 3 sessions of 10 minutes each.

Sit downs

These are perfect for those who are aged and overweight and also for those who are severely overweight. You can also try the various chair exercises like leg lifts, weights, soup cans, and arm raises. You need to keep in mind that you got to start slowly, and you should increase the repetitions gradually. You have to get these done when there is a trainer to supervise you at least for a couple of days. Improper movements and postures can mean severe damage.

Swimming

The best exercise for those who do not want to hit the gym is to go for swimming. This is a cardio exercise that is of little impact. This is also a great recreation for you. Getting into the right shape can be easily achieved with swimming.

Indoor Cycling

This is the right option as it does not put pressure on the joints. This workout can burn calories faster and can be done whenever it is convenient to the patient.

Group Exercises

Lack of motivation is one reason why many people quit halfway. As a result they fail to achieve the desired result. One way to combat this problem is to go for a group exercise. By being in a group of like-minded people you’ll have the motivation to go further and stay on the right regimen. When exercises like aerobics are chosen with friends, they feel it easy to lose weight faster. Heat is generated, so staying hydrated and wearing right kind of clothes is necessary.

 



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