Stepping Up To The Challenge! Are There Ways To Get Fit Quickly?


It’s a common issue that we all have with ourselves, that we’re not as fit as we’d like to be. Whether it’s down to something like bad health, or we are in a slump physically, getting a little bit more fitness into our doesn’t just make us feel healthier, but we feel happier as well. And if you feel like you are in a slump, you might want to find a way to get up and away from the desk, and just enjoy everything a little bit more, while also getting the blood pumping, but while we don’t necessarily have the time, are there any ways to get fitter quicker?

Engage In Full-body Exercises 

One of the best ways to improve your overall fitness is not focusing on one muscle group at a time, but rather, choosing exercises that engage as many different parts of the body as possible. In the gym, these are called “compound exercises,” but if you’re not looking for anything involving weights, yoga or Pilates can work just as effectively, not just to encourage core strength but also to give you more balance. You don’t necessarily have to go into a class, but there are places that have a Reformer Pilates machine that can put you into the right positions, which is crucial if you just don’t bend that way! Full-body exercises are the best way to get as many things going as possible.

Remember That It’s 70% Diet, 30% Exercise 

Getting fit quickly isn’t just about going to a spin class for an hour so you can enjoy that cheeseburger afterward; in fact, it may be detrimental to your overall fitness if you exercise too much. You see those fitness freaks go to the gym 7 days a week but they are not doing their body any favors. The real key is all about the diet on top of the exercise. Eating well is just one of those facts of life, not just to help you improve your health, but to recover adequately after exercise. Put the right nutrients into your body and it will feel a lot easier. And at the same time, that doesn’t mean that you should exclusively eat salads; a little bit of what you fancy goes a long way.

Always Try To Better Yourself A Little Bit Every Time

Getting fit quickly is about ensuring you don’t do too much too quickly. While we have to remember that rest and recuperation are crucial, when it comes to improving your overall fitness, you’ve got to think about your strengths in relation to your cardiovascular fitness. Ensuring that you better yourself every time, by doing one extra push-up, or running an extra 100 yards, or trying to beat your personal best, these ways to ensure that you are getting fitter. Instead of plateauing at the same number of repetitions, by going one bit further each and every time, this is the way that you will get fitter.

If you want to get fitter quicker, the first trick is to really get into exercising. But by ensuring that you do enough to challenge your body, give it the nutrition it needs, but also learn to better yourself each and every time, in conjunction with adequate rest, this is a sure-fire way to get fitter.


About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.