Five Everyday Exercises that Lead to
Have you ever felt tired and stressed out from work and by the time you get home you see your three children
running towards you asking you to play basketball with them? You refused and promised them that you will after you
take you rest. Instead of disappointing your children, why not say, "yes" after all? You will be surprised by the
amount of energy you will have after that 30-minute activity.
Benefits of Moderate Exercise
Did you know that by exercising at a moderate pace for only 30 minutes, you would feel a lot better, mentally?
It has been proven that this improves the appetite and sharpens your style in problem solving. Not only that. You
will also feel that it is easier to sleep at night if you do moderate exercises even for only 30 minutes every
What are the benefits of regular exercise? It promotes self-discipline and has a positive impact how you
perceive life. Exercise helps in lifting your spirits and getting you out of any depression.
Walking is one of the most common and probably easiest of moderate exercises, which is
beneficial to the body and the soul, especially if done with like-minded friends.
For first timers, it can be done for 15 minutes for 2 to 3 days a week. You can increase the time you spend once
your body gets tuned up for it.
DON'T you ever force your body! If you get hurt, then stop. You can take a break from exercising for a few days
and then you can start again but you need to start from day 1.
Everyday Moderate Exercises
Here are some moderate exercises you can do and enjoy:
1. Do the Walking - Make use of your
surroundings. You can walk your dog, with your partner or child. Encourage your family to do the walking exercise
daily and you will find yourself burning calories while enjoying the surroundings and getting enough sunlight that
is also good for your body.
2. Discover the wonders of Yoga - Yoga
is one effective exercise that energizes not only your body but also your soul. You may want to learn even the
basic yoga positions that are not too complicated but proven effective. A five-minute yoga exercise can perk you up
and recharge your body with the energy you lost for the whole day. You relax and at the same time you stretch!
3. Engage yourself into sports - Play
basketball, football, baseball, tennis or badminton. Many doctors have recommended sports as an effective way to
stay fit and healthy. Playing sports can also be done in moderation. Do not take it too seriously. Shooting
basketball with a friend is one moderate exercise that is also considered a sport.
4. Join exercise programs at work - If
you still do not have exercises programs at work, then why not start it? You can talk to your boss about it and
start with your colleagues. You do not only lose calories but it is also one good way to bond with them. This can
be done 30 minutes, 3 times a week.
5. Exercise while doing household
chores - Gardening, raking leaves, lawn mowing, doing the laundry, vacuuming and car washing are
effective moderate exercises at home. Make use of these chores to sweat and burn calories. Instead of using
machines and gadgets to perform these chores, why not do it with your hands and lose some fats?
Making exercises as part of your daily routines will surprise you of how much calories you will lose. Doing
these moderate exercises of the same amount every day can burn 150 calories up to 1,000 calories a day!