Mens Fitness Tips
How To Become and
Stay Fit and Healthy
Fitness is the essence of a man. Coupled by good health, man's fitness is the essential component of his
physical and business performance.
Fitness is the ability of a person to do his or her normal everyday tasks with full alertness and vigor without
worrying about fatigue afterward. Being fit also helps store extra energy in reserve, which can be useful when
emergencies arise, or during leisure and recreation activities.
Overall, the primary goal for every man and woman must be to achieve a good fitness. No one is ever too young or
tool old for improvement. Good health and fitness are the foundation of a happy and successful life. Here's some
specific advice that will help men achieve and stay fit and healthy.
|Running or jogging provides a good cardio-vascular
workout, for both men and women.
This aerobic exercise builds lung capacity, increases fitness and speeds up
The Three Components of Men's
FitnessOne's fitness can be improved by engaging in aerobic exercises and through
strength training. There are three components of overall fitness that every man must focus on working out in order
to be in healthy, tip-top shape. These are cardiovascular work, strength training and of course, these should be
coupled with a healthy diet or nutrition.
1. Staying strong by building
Man's fitness regimen should include a work out routine which aims to build the muscles. Aging causes a decrease
in muscle mass of five to seven pounds (2-3.2 kgs) of muscle for every ten years in one's adult life given that he
lives an inactive lifestyle. Truly, the saying "use it or lose it" is very applicable to the muscles. Fortunately,
there is a good solution to this. Loss of muscle mass can be replaced by engaging in strength training.
2. Improvement of man's fitness
by cardiovascular workout
Flexibility exercises, strength training and cardiovascular work out surely help boost a man's fitness and all
these should be part of a man's work out scheme. But of all these, cardiovascular work is the most necessary for
man fitness. Exercises under cardiovascular work conditions and develops the cardiovascular system and also works
out large muscle groups.
So if a man does not have much time for working out, devoting whatever free time he might have to aerobic
exercises would do him fine. He might have to pass out on developing those biceps but so long as cardiovascular
work out exercises are done, then the blood pressure, heart and cholesterol levels will be fine to keep you staying
happy and healthy.
3. The essence of nutrition to
It is best as well as well recommended to eat whole and natural foods frequently than do it on large amounts in
one to three sittings. Always keep variety in mind when doing the shopping. This will ensure that one is getting
most if not all of the nutrients and minerals needed by the body to keep fit and healthy. Always keep the three
important macronutreints in the diet; these are fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Prioritize proteins though over
carbohydrates but never exclude any one of the three on some fad diet.
|Good rest is an important part of any exercise
routine, whether it's weight lifting
or an aerobic exercise.
7 Men's Fitness
Some tips in keeping a man's fitness level high, efficient and safe:
1. Drink plenty of water all through out the day, especially when working out.
2. Do exercises properly using the correct techniques, whether it's weight lifting or
aerobic exercises. Always read and understand, and follow of course, the instructions outlined by the personal
3. Make sure the is always a spotter when lifting weights. No need to take unnecessary
4. Challenge the muscles, but make sure that it's kept safe. You want to improve your
fitness, not cause an injury.
5. Stretch, warm-up prior to working out and cool-down gradually after sessions.
6. Check the equipment for safety before using them.
7. It is better to do less than overdo the whole thing. Overtraining will exhaust
enthusiasm and kill performance.