In Home Personal Trainers for Weight Loss
When you are trying to shape up and lose weight, it is said that it is 80% what you eat and 20% exercise. It’s very easy to find advice on what not to eat, what to eat, how to diet and quick fixes.
A qualified professional, in-home personal trainer can provide expert advice in the field of weight loss in the home environment. You certainly don’t need a gym to meet your weight loss goals. Below you will see some of our best tips to lose weight and keep it off.
Turn to technology
Maybe you’re a busy stay at home mum or you find it hard to leave the house for exercise? Whatever your reason you can now turn to technology! There are some amazing apps available to download where you can grab 20 minutes to follow a workout if you are at a loose end.. Also check YouTube for some brilliant home workouts of you are counting down the hours until your personal trainer comes back for the session.
Mobile or outdoor cycling
Cycling is a fantastic way to lose weight. It is easy and can be done in the home with a good quality exercise bike, at the gym, in a gym class or outdoors at your own leisure! Cycling is a great cardio workout. The key is to push yourself, get your heart rate up and set yourself a new goal each time you go cycling, be it an extra mile or a faster time, always ensure you progress. An indoor exercise bike won’t take up much space at all.
Everyone can squeeze in a ten-minute workout at home or even on a lunch break. You can go high intensity or low depending on your fitness levels. A great 10-minute cardio workout is skipping. All you need is a skipping rope and a bit of space, easy! A personal trainer can direct you through a seriously effective cardio workout from the comfort of your own home. Burn those calories and that body fat!
Weight lifting is not just for both men and women and it’s very effective as helping you to lose weight as part of a structured training regime. How does burning calories for up to 48 hours after you’ve worked out sound? Well this is achievable with weight training. Building muscle is an incredibly effective way to burn fat, and the best part is that it continues to burn fat for up to 48 hours after you exercise. Ensure weight training is part of your exercise regime.
Get some power walking
Walking is a super calorie burner and can be incorporated into most lifestyles. Can you walk to the shops or to work instead of drive? Can you get off the bus at an earlier stop? Try to walk at a good pace and if you are really passionate about it you can get a pedometer and even add in some ankle weights. Walking is a great method of cumulative cardio too.
Circuit training can be a form of interval training. You complete several exercises back to back and then take a rest. It is a great calorie burner for weight loss and will get your heart pumping. You don’t even need any equipment to complete circuit training, it can be all done bodyweight.
The main point is doing what you can. All exercises aren’t for everyone and different lifestyles make it difficult to do certain exercises. Do what you can and build upon that. There are many great ways to exercise to lose weight and it’s just a case of finding one which suits you and your lifestyle. Stay active and stay consistent in order to meet your weight loss goals.