Staying Fit and Healthy With Exercise

ExerciseDo you want to be as fit as your favourite actors? You’re probably wondering how they get those fit bodies. Even without a celebrity budget, you can still be fit. You just need to watch fitness videos at home using a computer and an internet connection to follow the steps.

Some popular fitness programs

Aerobics, Zumba, Dance, Pilates, Yoga and kick boxing are just some of the fitness programs for both men and women that are very popular and easy to follow. Should you have the budget for it, consider going to a gym to attend fitness classes. You can choose any of the programs they have and you’ll have more fun because you become part of a group.

Things to keep in mind

Before starting with any fitness program, you should consider your health. Asthma, heart problems, recent surgery, pregnancy and arthritis are just some of the medical conditions that can affect your workout. Consult your doctor and ask for a medical check-up if you have one or more of these conditions. Once your doctor clears you, you can join the fitness program.

You also need to know if your fitness centre is sufficiently qualified to operate. Enquire if their instructors are certified or not. Their instructors should have taken fitness instructor courses from networks like, so if something happens to you, the instructor would know what to do.

Well-trained fitness instructors understand the human body and its functions. They also know first aid treatments. As more and more people think about doing exercise, there is also a greater need for more qualified fitness instructors.

Keep in mind that being fit and healthy is not just about exercise, it is also about following a healthy lifestyle. You should also have a balanced diet and follow good habits. Otherwise, you will gain nothing.

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Ted Toohey is a neurosurgeon in a hospital in New Jersey. He's also a columnist in different medical journals in the state.