4 Ways to Improve Physical Fitness
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Improving your physical fitness can seem challenging, but by taking small steps to improve your exercise and eating habits, you can do it! You should aim to do 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise 5 days a week. Try jogging, kickboxing, stair-climbing, or any exercise you enjoy that gets your heart-rate up! It can help to download a fitness app to keep track of your progress and encourage you to meet your goals. If you don’t have time to exercise on certain days, try finding small ways to get yourself moving. For example, take the stairs instead of the elevator, or do sit-ups during commercial breaks. Besides exercising, you’ll want to eat a balanced diet of lean proteins, fruits, vegetables, and complex carbohydrates. Try to stay away from unhealthy foods like fries, candy, and baked goods, since these aren’t a good source of nutrients. To learn how to make other lifestyle changes to improve your fitness, read on!
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This article was co-authored by Michele Dolan. Michele Dolan is a BCRPA certified Personal Trainer in British Columbia. She has been a personal trainer and fitness instructor since 2002.
Updated: April 28, 2020