Monday, March 14, 2011

Easy Steps to Improve Your Body

Believe it or not, most tried-and-true methods to get better results from your body actually work. Which ones are best? Well, the ones that best suit you. Experiment with these different techniques and see what takes your body to the next level of fitness and provide you with a better, stronger self.
Strengthen Your Core:
More than just a weak belly, when your core is weak, the rest of your body is at a distinct disadvantage. Muscle-up your core with sit-ups, double crunches, crunches while resting on an exercise ball, and other core-strengthening and core-stabilizing exercises. The end result will be more than a good-looking set of abdominal muscles. It will be a set of good-looking abdominal muscles that supports your body properly.
Get Vitamin D:
Yes vitamin D is important for strong bones, and strong bones are important if you want a strong body. But, vitamin D is also important for another reason. Recent research suggests that vitamin D may play a role in muscle performance. Runners who underwent rigorous training reduced their sprint times by 7.4 percent with the aid of vitamin D, while their counterparts who did not receive vitamin D only increased their times by 1.7 percent.
Kick Back: When you want your body to be stronger and more efficient, it seems that taking some time off to relax would be counterproductive. Instead, it is quite the opposite. In addition to sleep, you should practice relaxation techniques, too. Take time to breathe. Deep, focused breathing is a great way to reinvigorate your muscles with oxygen-rich blood, and it's easy to do.

Drink It Down:
Water is one of your body's main building blocks. Are you getting enough of it? If not, you're putting your body at a disadvantage. Water will give your body what it needs to stay strong and healthy, keep you from growing weak and faint, and will help you feel fuller faster; all benefits that help your body operate at its peak all the time.

Have any tips YOU want to share? Feel free to leave a comment. : )

Until next time – Live Life Well!

John Aaron Villarreal

The content and information on this site is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease.
Please consult your physician prior to starting any exercise or diet program.

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