Full Body Workout. What Equipment is Needed?
by Kerris Samson
In today's society, more and more people are not
only leading rather sedentary life's but are also finding that the
job they do is not only boring, but can be very stressful and they
often do little or no exercise to help maintain their body's fitness.
However, if you want to improve your body fitness
then you should look at doing a full body work out and the fitness
equipment you need will become essential to you carrying out the
proper exercise to be able to do this. There are many benefits associated
with exercising and this includes weight loss, increased vitality,
increased strength, flexibility as well as improved looks. But really
it also provides the person who is exercising with a sense of well
being as well as boosting their confidence levels. A recent study
conducted by some doctors has shown that those who only do 60 days
of proper exercise and eat a well balanced diet will inevitably
look almost 10 years younger.
Today you will find that there is a lot of fitness
equipment available, from used to home fitness equipment and all
at affordable prices. Certainly the fitness equipment which seems
to be most popular with many people is either multi gyms, dumb bells,
bar bells, skipping ropes, rowing machines, treadmills, exercise
bikes, balance boards, Swiss balls, resistance bands and punch bags
along with heart monitors and electronic counters.
As a multi gym suggests it is made up of a number
of different exercise equipments in one where incremented plates
are used to provide the person exercise with variable loads for
strengthening the chest, shoulders, arms, thighs, calves and pectorals.
Whilst you will find that the favoured equipment
of a weight lifter in training will be dumb bells and bar bells.
These pieces of equipment have weights attached to either a short
or long bar and are generally used to exercise the weight lifters
biceps, triceps, forearms, shoulders, thigh and calf muscles.
However, if you were to look in many gyms and households
you would find that more and more people are turning to treadmills
which can be used for either running or walking exercise. Also to
be found in many gyms and some households is the rowing machine
which helps to exercise the pecs and the lower back, and then you
will find that the exercise bike can be especially effective for
improving the muscles etc., of the legs.
A new innovation in the exercise market over the
last few years has been the Swiss ball which has been specifically
designed to help develop a person's balance as well as providing
exercises particularly effective for the improvement of the abdomen
and back muscles of a body.
Other pieces of equipment you may be interested
in are the balance board which is been designed to help with developing
the exercisers balance and punch bags (normally used by boxers when
working out) but are great for helping with cardiovascular exercise.
Then if you wish to look at providing some improvement to your quadriceps
or deltoids then look no further than a resistance band.
In the beginning you may find that you are looking
to purchase just the basic types of fitness equipment that you require
and as your fitness improves you can look at purchasing equipment
which is of a higher caliber. However, I would suggest that when
initially looking to purchase some fitness equipment go for second
hand and if you are some one who is short on time and can not either
afford a gym's fees or have the time to visit one then look at purchasing
About the Author
Kerris Samson a work from home who has been looking
at ways of staying fit over the years. If you would like to learn
more about ways of keeping your body healthy then please visit www.gym.avonmay.info.
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