10 FUN FITNESS FACTS

You are never too old to build muscle.

Age is no barrier to getting stronger.

 

A muscle dehydrated by a mere 3% will have a decrease in strength of 10%.

Always have water handy when exercising, it’s the most powerful ‘supplement’ on the market.

 

The more muscle you have, the more energy your body uses at rest.

Adding some muscle to your body is a great way to help shed some body fat. The more muscle you have generally the faster your metabolism, and the greater amount of fat you use while resting.

 

You can lose fat and still gain muscle, so you can gain weight but lose fat.

Throw out your scales, they’re such a poor way to measure your progress. Scales are so demoralizing and not in your favor. What your body is made of is of much more significance that what you weigh.

 

There’s a high correlation between the fitness level of the people close to you and your own physical fitness.

Find yourself some fit friends!

 

People who exercise outdoors burn more fat than those training inside.

Combining being outside with exercise seems to be the perfect antidote for our modern, indoor lifestyle.

 

It takes twice as long to lose muscle as it does to build it, muscle builds fast. 

Now that’s good news, you’ll be showing off your toned arms in no time!

 

There is no ‘best time’ to exercise.

The real and only best time is whatever works for you – Do it when you can, as often as you can, and make it something you enjoy. Regular exercise is important.

 

Regular exercise is linked to a better sex life. 

That’s a good enough reason for everybody!

 

Sleep is the most important factor to fat burning.

Studies show the more you sleep, the more fat you burn. The longer you’re awake the slower your metabolism, as your brain attempts to preserve energy. Studies show 8.5 hours to be the optimum amount of sleep.

 

Wishing you great health and much happiness!


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