Fitness FAQ’s Answered

How? What? When?

Many of us have many unanswered questions about exercise and sometimes find it uncomfortable to ask for help and guidance. So let’s talk fitness and answer some frequently asked questions!

When is the best time to work out? Morning or evening?
Exercise at the best time that suits you! Regardless of the time you decide to exercise, if the work is being put in, you will see results.

How long should you work out for? 
To see results, working out for at least 30 minutes, 3-4 times a week, is perfectly fine! However, for a more intense workout, make sure to set aside extra time to allow you to warm up, pace your work out and then cool down. Something is always better than nothing!

How long should I rest for? 
Rest days are just as important as exercise! Taking regular breaks in your fitness regime allows your body to recover and repair. For example, taking 1-2 rest days after exercising specific muscles is plenty of time to recover before heading back to the gym.

How can I help sore muscles?
To help recover sore muscles, try some of the following:

How does exercise help with mental health?
Exercise is a natural and effective way to help improve our mental well-beingEach time we exercise, our body releases endorphins, which help reduce stress and enhance our overall emotional well-being. Thus, regular exercising is not only an investment in our bodies but also in our minds.

What kind of exercise to lose weight?
Here are some of the best ways to help burn calories: walking, jogging, running, cycling, weight training, HIIT, yoga, and pilates. However, many other exercises can also help boost your weight loss efforts. It is essential to follow a fitness regime that you are happy with and love as you are more likely to stay consistent with your visits and see results quicker!

Don’t let confusion get in the way of your fitness journey! 

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