Top 10 Best Exercises
You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? It improves your overall health, controls your weight, energy level, improves your mood, it even improves your sex life. Our bodies are designed to move and not to sit around collecting dust. Some exercises are risky to try without knowledge and knowing your limits. It is important to feel comfortable with a certain position before adding weight to an exercise. One of the best ways to avoid injuries is to warm up before a workout. Warm ups are very important to reduce muscle strains and soft tissue damage. It is also important to cool down by walking and stretching for a few minutes after exercising.
Crunches are not recommended for weight loss, but it’s great for toning the muscles of the abs and stomach. Crunches and sit ups are similar movements. Crunches is when the shoulders lift off the floor and back down. Sit-ups is when the full upper body rises off the floor and back down. Crunches are safer than sit-ups because they don’t compress your spine as much and it does not engage the muscles in your hips which can result in injury. There are safer exercises available to work those hips!