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Sunday, February 18, 2018
Article written by Alan Rosca

Tips for an Active Life

If you don`t have enough time to follow a proper fitness program at home, try some of the following ideas that may help you combine daily activities with workout:
- Don`t hire someone to do the housework, do it yourself.
- Work in the garden: rake leaves, mow the lawn, or pick up trash.
- Take a walk before breakfast or after dinner. It may last up to thirty minutes.
- Forget about the car when you go to the corner shop. Choose the bike or walk instead.
- Don`t lye on the sofa when you`re watching TV, it`s better to sit up.
- When you go for a walk, choose a hilly route and increase the pace after a while.
- Walk the dog.
- While you`re on the phone, stand up.
- Leave the car further away from the place where you`re going.

In case your job takes most of your time but you still feel the need to increase your physical activity try some of the following tips:
- Stand while you`re on the phone.
- Take the stairs as often as possible during the day.
- Instead of using the phone to speak to a co-worker walk to him/her.
- If your job requires travelling, you may walk while you`re waiting for the plane and choose hotels with a gym or swimming pool.
- You may take a jumping rope with you.

Recreation time should allow you to be active and have fun at the same time. For example, you may plan outings with your friends or family that involves physical activities like swimming, backpacking, or hiking.

You may discover that dancing is a good way to burn calories. Join a dance club, dance alone, or with someone on your favorite music. When you feel the need for sightseeing, do it by foot, ride a bike, or run. To read the rest of this article, go to ProjectWeightLoss.com an online weight loss community featuring calorie counter, carbs counter, BMI calculator, diet planner, workout planner and nutritional information.

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