Muscle and Fitness -- The Second Key To Successfully Achieving Your Fitness Goals

Written by Tony Farrell

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4. Now move ontorepparttar next goal on your card and repeat steps two and three above. Do this until you've decided on your specific routine.

Again, writerepparttar 141248 exercises down.

5. How many repetitions do you need to do? How many sets should you perform?

This depends on your goals. If it's to lose weight, then keeprepparttar 141249 weights light, but heavy enough to provide adequate resistance. If you choose to build muscle, then decide how much muscle you want to build. Then you would choose heavier weights and fewer reps.

If you're not sure how much weight to use, reps to do or sets to perform... then seekrepparttar 141250 advice of a professional.

6. Time to choose how often you need to train. If you building bigger muscle, you may need to break your training regime into two to three parts. In other words...

You may decide to workrepparttar 141251 chest, back and legs on day 1. Then shoulders, biceps and triceps on day 2. Then rest on day 3.

Or are you looking to lose weight?

Then you may choose to perform a total body workout on day 1 and rest on day 2. You may wish to add in some aerobical workout routine as this will help burn offrepparttar 141252 excessive calories much more quickly.

Just make sure that it's appropriate for your goal.

7. What about your diet?

Decide what foods are right for you and your goals. Are you looking to lose weight?

Then eat less, but consume more healthy food with low fat and calories. Decide how often to eat.

Looking to gain weight?

Then eat more. Also choose better foods that can help with weight gain, while they are healthy atrepparttar 141253 same time. Look for decent whole foods. Decide if supplements are necessary.

8. Make sure that you've written everything down. Review it and see if you've left anything out.

Now you haverepparttar 141254 DO key done. You are atrepparttar 141255 point where you have structured your training program to help you get your goals. In other words...

You now have two ofrepparttar 141256 three keys:


All that's left isrepparttar 141257 'BE' key. But, that's enough for today.

Just review this article and take action onrepparttar 141258 steps above. Follow these steps until complete.

Once you follow these steps, you are set up forrepparttar 141259 final key...

the 'BE' key.

Keep an eye out for it

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Written by Judy Thompson

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5.Not overweight. Take a good digestive enzyme supplement. It will help you digest your food. Older people especially would benefit from this since they may have more problems with digestion. Also, raw fruits and vegetables are low in calories and aid digestion. Do not eat a lot of refined carbohydrates, such as sugar, white bread, white spaghetti, etc. Go sparingly on those high-calorie desserts. 6.Get adequate exercise. If you have an office job, you will have to work harder at this than someone who naturally exercises as part of his job. 7.Get adequate sleep at night, at least 7 or 8 hours for most people. Sleep inrepparttar dark, complete darkness if possible. 8.Detoxify. We are exposed to many toxins throughout our lives. Exhaust fumes, cleaning supplies, mercury (dental amalgams), lead, aluminum, parasites, etc. Fortunately, our bodies do get rid of most toxins. However, we don’t throw off all toxins, and overrepparttar 141146 years, toxins will build up. It is important to eliminate toxins since a build-up of them can contribute to a host of diseases. 9.Take good quality vitamin and mineral supplements. Generally, we don’t get everything we need from foods. High quality supplements can help in preventing illness and disease.

A real health nut or nutritionist may wish to add to or take away fromrepparttar 141147 above list. One thing about good health and nutrition…evenrepparttar 141148 best experts inrepparttar 141149 country will not agree on everything. Plus, when it comes to diet and exercise, “one shoe does not fit all.” Though I still work for a living, I am at an age where many people are retired and I believe that I have learned a few things about a healthy lifestyle. Some of those things have been shared with you in this article.

Wishing yourepparttar 141150 very best of health!

Judy Thompson is a former Health teacher and for many years has been a student of natural nutrition. Nutrition information and products may be found at her website.

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