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by Casey McIlvaine

Being obese is not a good sign at all. Research proves that obese people are more prone to diseases like diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, heart problems, etc. which cuts short their life span. It is a proven fact that healthy and fit people are more likely to live longer than overweight people. If you are overweight, then it is advisable that you do something about it as soon as possible. A proper body fitness training program would help you lose weight and help you become healthy.

In case you don’t want to spend money on gyms to shed the extra weight, then we have a few a suggestions to help you lose weight by working out at home. The best part is that it really isn’t going to cost you a fortune to make yourself fit. You will need the following equipments’ to work out at home: a towel to wipe your sweat, a blanket to lie down on while doing crunches and other miscellaneous purposes. Depending from to person to person, a good quality skipping rope, a pair of sports shoes to protect and give balance to your feet while exercising, and a smooth floor surface on which you can lie down comfortably.

In order to lose weight, the suggestion we have for you to follow is an interval training method similar to what is done in a gym. You must exercise by doing two sets everyday in the morning before your day begins. In the first set, perform fast skipping for at least 10 minutes and then take a break for a minute. Afterwards, proceed to push-ups making sure you do at least 20 and immediately move on to do at least 50 crunches. After you complete the first set of exercises, it is extremely essential to take some rest. Then, proceed to execute the second set. In the second set, you must skip for at least 15 minutes; do 30 diamond push-ups and a minimum of 100 crunches to get the desired results. Working out in the morning would give a great boost to your energy levels causing you to feel revitalized. Also, perform the same set of exercises in the night minus the skipping.

Remember, to eat before you work out. In case it is not possible then you should make it a point to eat within 30 minutes after you work out to ensure that your body gets the required nutrients. Also, make it a habit to climb up and down the stairs at work and at home because you burn a lot of calories by doing so.

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