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Exercise and Energy

 

Instead of heading to the coffee shop every morning and spending hundreds every year on a temporary caffeine fix- why not find an alternative long-term, effective way to get a natural energy boost?

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Not having any energy is definitely one of the biggest excuses people use to avoid exercising, which makes little sense, as exercising is actually a great way to increase your energy levels and decrease feelings of fatigue.

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It doesn’t take much more than a few minutes of exercising a day to make a huge difference in how much energy you have.

A study undergone in 2008 showed that inactive people who regularly complained of fatigue could increase their energy levels by 20 percent, and decrease feelings of fatigue by as much as 65 percent by simply participating in regular, low-intensity exercise.

If you are trying to increase energy levels and have no time to get down to the gym for an hours session, you don’t have to worry. Just get up and get moving, as little as a15 minute walk can do wonders for you energy levels.

Screen Shot 2016-12-13 at 11.35.38When deciding where you should begin, always pick an activity you enjoy, that way you are more likely to stick to it. If you’re trying to get an energy boost, the last thing you want is a workout you hate, as then the time will drag and you will be less likely to participate again.

 

Screen Shot 2016-12-13 at 11.36.25The best time to exercise, is whatever time suits your schedule, you need to chose a time you can maintain; like first thing in the morning, just before lunch or when you get home from work.

Once you get home if the 1st thing you normally do is turn on the TV and relax, try to break that habit. As soon as you get home change into some workout clothes and go for a 15 minute walk, short and sweet.

If you’re unsure of what suits you best, it’s always fun to experiment and Screen Shot 2016-12-13 at 11.37.20find something you enjoy.  Cycling, walking, swimming, even a sport will give you the energy boost you need, such as squash, tennis, or football. Try one of these today to start feeling refreshed, revived and full of energy.

Become the face of fitness you’ve always wanted and exercise to get your life back.

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Fitness professional, studied health and fitness for a large portion of my life , even completed my degree in Sports Science. I am currently based in Barbados and just wanted a platform to be able to share and involve anyone who is interested in health and fitness and might not know where to go or how to begin.