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3 Ways to Lose Weight at the Gym

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 @ 01:18 PM

lose weight in the gym resized 600So you want to lose weight and start feeling better about your body, and you've decided to join a gym. Great!

You've taken an excellent first step towards getting your body, but now you need to know what to do there to actually get fit.

Going to the gym for the first time can be overwhelming. There are so many machines, and so many exercisers that look like they already know what they're doing. Where do you start? What are the best exercises?

In order to help, here are three of the best ways to lose weight at the gym.

Sign up for a class

Probably the best way to ease into working out regularly is by signing up for one of the workout classes that most gyms provide. Instead of wandering around the gym by yourself, these (often free) classes can help train you on how to work out. There are also options like dancing away the pounds by taking a Zumba class.

By having fun dancing and listening to great music, you can be led by a trained professional and you'll soon forget that you're even exercising. It's more fun by far than just staring at a complex workout machine by yourself and trying to figure out how it works.

Cardio is vital

Don't let the guys (and girls!) doing bench presses deceive you and getting fit doesn't necessarily mean lifting a lot of heavy weights. In fact, the most important part of losing weight and getting your body slim will be doing cardio exercises. Lifting weights does help the body build muscle, but the type of muscle being used is better suited for fast, jerking movement.

The type of muscle building that helps you lose more weight is the muscle that contributes to endurance exercises like running and cycling. Because of this, you're going to want to spend more of your time at the gym putting in good blocks of time on the treadmill and the exercise bike. These will help you lose weight faster, and you can always try lifting weights later!

Mix it up!

One of the biggest complaints of anyone that signs up at the gym is that they get bored of exercising and stop using their memberships. The way to defeat this problem is by mixing up your routine regularly. Don't just ride the exercise bike every day. Before you know it you won't even be going to the gym. Instead, try cycling one day, but the next day try running on an elliptical machine. Also, bring a variety of music or audio books to keep yourself interested and motivated.

Diet is vital, too

No matter how much time you spend at the gym, it will all be for nothing if you're not taking care of your diet, too. An excellent way of doing that is by adding Meratrim to your diet. Meratrim is a nutritional supplement that helps the body lose weight faster than it can just through exercise. Take a look at it today in order to get in shape faster!

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