Stretching is a must for a good workout. Stretching prevents injury, increases performance, and can reduce the overall stress on your body.
If you need to lose weight, do so gradually. That means no more than 1 or 2 pounds a week.
Eat healthy. Your calorie intake has to be less than your calorie output for you to lose the fat around your belly.
Increase your metabolism through strength-training. The more muscle mass you have, the more belly fat you burn all day long.
For adults who prefer walking as a form of aerobic activity, pedometers or step counters are useful in tracking progress toward personal goals.
Use your weight. YOU are all you need! Your own body weight can provide a great workout and build strong, sexy muscles. Try sets of lunges, crunches, squats and push-ups to get yourself going when you can’t make it to the gym.
Remember that long workouts provide no additional benefit for your abs. Effective abs workouts are typically short in duration.
Most health benefits occur with at least 2.5 hours a week of moderate intensity physical activity, such as brisk walking.
Physical activity improves functional capacity, the ability to engage in activities needed for daily living.
People gain some health benefits even when they do as little as 60 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity.