Breathing And Posture For Losing Weight And Healthy Happy Living
Tip 100. The Way You Sit Helps You Lose Weight.
Do not slouch in your chair but try to maintain an erect posture with your tummy tucked in. Slouching is a very bad habit. Not only is it bad for your back but it also gives you a very flabby figure. It is your way of saying yes to a comfortable, weight-gaining pose. Make it a point to always sit as erect as you can. It is also a terrific way for warding off back problems.
Tip 101. Waist Line Weight Loss.
I'd like to let you in on a secret. As it is, I understand that most of us tend to put on weight particularly in the mid section. More often than not, it is the tummy that seems to have a mind of its own. Well I will tell you a sure shot method to reduce the flab around the waist line. This is what you have to do:
Breathe in air as strongly as you can and as you do so, tuck in your tummy as much as you can. Hold it like this for a few seconds and then slowly release your breath taking care not to let out your tummy. Try to keep breathing like this at least fifty or sixty times in a day.
In fact, breathe like this whenever you can remember to do so. After the first day, you should feel the muscles of your stomach tightening each time you do this. Then you know that you are on the right track. If you practice this without fail for 20 days, at the end of the twentieth day, you will have lost at least an inch.
Below I have included a table of the various exercises and the number of calories that can be burnt with each exercise. Choose what you can do best and choose something that you will enjoy doing on the long run as well.
The choice of the exercise is completely left to you but try to do whatever you wish to do for at least twenty minutes. It is only after you do the exercise for twenty minutes that the actual calorie burning sets in.
>> Aerobics 200-250 calories.
>> Bicycling, Stationary 250-300 calories.
>> Bicycling, Actual 300-400 calories.
>> Running, 5-6 mph 300-350 calories.
>> Stair climber 200-250 calories.
>> Swimming laps 350 calories.
>> Walking briskly 150-180 calories.
From this you can see for yourself that walking is not at all something that has to be side-lined. If you really find your days to be too full to fit in any other form of exercise, then walking is your best bet. Walk as much as you can.
Try getting to places and leaving places a little early. This will give you time to walk.
Well, I guess that’s about it. The ball is now in your court so what are you waiting for? Get rid of those extra calories and pounds as early as you can and try to enjoy life the best you can without inviting all those terrible diseases that come with a few extra pounds.
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