We've come to realize that not all of our viewers are ladies; infact, there's a significant amount of male viewers here on Luxondemand. Therefore we'll be posting more articles on men's topics in the upcoming months, and we hope you'd be able to take something away from it. Fitness is the essence of a man. Fitness is the ability of a person to do his regular everyday tasks with full alertness and vigour without worrying about fatigue afterward and with extra energy in reserve, which can be helpful when emergencies arise or during leisure and recreation. Overall, fitness must be the primary goal every man must try to achieve. In fitness, no one is ever too young or too old for improvement.
You can increase your fitness level can be improved by engaging in aerobic exercises and strength training. There are three components of overall fitness that every man must focus on working out to be in healthy, tip-top shape. These are cardiovascular work, strength training, and these should be coupled with a healthy diet.
Man's fitness regimen should include a workout routine that aims to build muscles. Ageing causes a decrease in muscle mass of five to seven pounds, around 2-4 kgs of muscle for every ten years in one's adult life, given that he lives an inactive lifestyle. Indeed, the saying "use it or lose it" is very applicable to the muscles. Fortunately, there is an excellent solution to this. Loss of muscle mass can be replaced by engaging in strength training.
Flexibility exercises, strength training, and cardiovascular work out surely help boost a man's fitness, and all these should be part of a man's workout scheme. But of all these, cardiovascular work is the most necessary. Exercises under cardiovascular work conditions and develops the cardiovascular system and also work out large muscle groups.
So if a guy does not have much time for working out, devoting whatever free time he might have to aerobic exercises would do him fine. He might have to pass out on developing those biceps, but so long as cardiovascular workout exercises are done, then the blood pressure, heart and cholesterol levels will be acceptable to keep you staying happy and healthy.
It is best as well as well recommended to eat whole and natural foods frequently than do it in large amounts in one to three sittings. Always keep variety in mind when doing the shopping. This will ensure that one is getting most if not all of the nutrients and minerals needed by the body to keep fit and healthy. Always keep the three essential macronutrients in the diet; these are fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Prioritize proteins though over carbohydrates but never exclude any one of the three on some fad diet.
Here are some tips in keeping a man's fitness level high, efficient and safe:
1.) Drink plenty of water all throughout the day, especially when working out. At least 1 litre whenever possible.
2.) Do exercises properly using the correct techniques, whether it's weight lifting or aerobic exercises. Always read and understand, and follow, of course, the instructions outlined by the personal trainer.
3.) Make sure the is always a spotter when lifting weights.
4.) Challenge the muscles, but make sure that it's kept safe.
5.) Stretch, warm up before working out and cool down gradually after sessions.
6.) Check the equipment for safety before using them.
7.) It is better to do less than overdo the whole thing. Overtraining will exhaust enthusiasm and kill performance.
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