Winter is a great excuse, with the cold a handy reason to stay at home. Feeling protected under the layers of warm clothing? A perfect cover for those excess pounds.
But sooner ora later summer will come, our lighter clothes will come back into the wardrobe, leaving us nowhere to hide. All is not lost. You can get back in shape. And fitness at home is an excellent way to say hello to summer.
But hours and hours of training, last-minute diets will be no help if not supported by a healthy lifestyle.
There are just two rules to keep in mind for embracing a healthy lifestyle:
- Eating a balanced diet;
- Training in a smart, regular way.
So forget the excuses and make space for a bike, running machine, cross trainer, fitness equipment and physical activity!
Correct training and a balanced diet, no alcohol or smoke, are always the winning solution.
Let's start with small steps
In recent months have we let in lavish feasts and junk food? Did we forget to eat our fruit and vegetables? Perhaps we drank more alcohol than usual? Our bodies do notice this lifestyle.
A correct diet is the fuel for training.
- Drink a lot
Avoid alcohol in preference for water and still, fresh fruit juices. Two litres of water a day will help to recover the fluids lost while training. It will also avoid dehydration, the enemy of a healthy body.
- Eat healthily
Don't forget the importance of fruit and vegetables and a balance of foods in individual meals. Skipping meals does not help you stay in shape. Instead it slows the body down. A balanced diet will support your determination to achieve your goals. You will be even more motivated during training sessions.
What must we do to get back in shape?
Any form of training is preferable to staying on the sofa.
The secret to getting back in shape quickly and seeing the results in the mirror is to combine aerobic with anaerobic activity.
What aerobic activities can we start with?
- jogging and running;
Aerobic exercise is an infallible method for burning fat and helping lose weight.
If carried out on a continual basis!
If done for relatively long periods, it will allow getting back in shape, but especially:
- internally, aerobic exercise improves heart and lung efficiency;
- peripherally, it improves the capacity to use oxygen and oxidise fats.
After all these good intentions, it now comes down to you. By definitively freeing ourselves from our excuses we can find the most suitable training.
Still not sure about weather? Coming back late from work? Drowning in smog and urban chaos?
Training at home is the answer.
Although summer is here our working hours are no more flexible and often you are staying at the office even later. Perhaps you live some way from open spaces and, once at home, you have to go out again to train.
Fortunately there are many solutions for indoor training. Thanks to the use of ever more advanced technology, you can take part in any type of training.
Training at home is the answer. Unrestricted. Independent. Free. Training at home is the smart way.
Aerobic training at home requires equipment. Especially if designed to make training sessions unique and enjoyable.
Say hello to running machines, bikes and cross trainers!
What equipment do you need to train at home?
The first item for domestic aerobic activity has to be the treadmill. Running is a fundamental way to get back in shape.
Running is a natural movement and posture for everyone, but there are different levels of intensity.
You can go from a light to a very intense rhythm, but that isn't all. Everyone has their own unique stride, cadence and oscillation. These parameters should be monitored while running. So we need a device that can measure them.
TECHNOGYM has recently introduced a new concept for the home treadmill: MYRUN
A running machine designed by professional runners for those who love to run.