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How to Start Losing Weight?

Given the current lifestyle we live, many of us feel the need to enter the world of exercise in order to get rid of all that body fat that has invaded our body which is there usually due to nutritional imbalance, to little or no physical activity and lifestyle habits. All these factors are involved to a greater or lesser extent in the construction of energy as fat reserves.


One of the main tools to eradicate that body fat is exercise. And here, you ask yourself the questions: what should you do? Walk? Jogging or running? Attending fitness classes? How should you start?

The truth is that any activity that requires the participation of several muscles in your body continuously, moderate and maintained for longer than 20 or 30 minutes as the main energy source used for this type of physical exertion called fatty acids and exhausting through exercise will achieve with this prevent them from becoming fat tissues.

What should I do? Walking, jogging, running or participating in a group fitness class?

At the beginning of your training, intensity should be low, you can choose to walk, run, jog or participate in a class depending on the physical condition in which you find yourself. The important thing here is that you can continuously keep feeling good effort for at least 20 or 30 minutes without your breathing rate to rise so much that you cannot talk to someone else for due to your effort. If this happens, you will have to lower the intensity of the activity you’re doing to recover a comfortable breathing rate.


Such intensity as the body adjusts to the moderate activity will have to be raised so that you may continue to benefit and use fat as fuel, this also means generating increased calorie expenditure at the time in which you do the exercise, and also get more metabolically active and this your body will spend more calories 24 hours a day even during your sleep or rest.

In conclusion to burn fat, if you are a beginner and your habits are sedentary, it is desirable that you start with moderate effort for 20 to 30 minutes per session at least 3 times a week. If you want to start a group fitness class, you can do well to find a teacher that can slow the intensity for you.

The activity you choose does not matter, the important thing is that you are comfortable and do not give up.

Once you’ve managed to attend a frequency not less than 3 times a week and then within 6 to 7 weeks of cardio exercise, your activity teachers will raise the demand for more effort and so over the course of the months continue organizing your training taking into account aspects such as volume, intensity, rest and weekly efforts making your visit to the gym is a rewarding experience, effective and positive results for your health and well being.

Also once you have got into loosing weight. Why not simply get an apartments that are closer to where you go to work out. If it’s the gym or the mountain if you mountain bike. Where ever it is having an apartment closer to where you need to go is a great idea as it mean less travel time from the apartment to get to where you need to go to do you fitness.