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Tips To Get Fit The Frugal Way

Although we all want to be fit and healthy, many of us don’t exercise as much as we should do. This may be lack of motivation; it may also be lack of funds.

Many of us have happily trotted down to join a gym, and have then gone very pale and broken out in a cold sweat when faced with what it will cost us. Well I’m hear to tell you that all this expense is unnecessary; you can get fit and healthy at very little cost, if any at all.

Being frugal when in comes to exercising doesn’t mean that you are missing out on anything and you are saving all that money too. It shouldn’t cost us to lose weight and get fit, that defeats the purpose of the exercise if you ask me. You will want a new wardrobe to show off your new figure, but you will have spent all your money getting it and it will be hidden under your now, too big ,clothes.

Walking and running are two of the best exercises you can do, and won’t cost you a penny.

Many people lay out a lot of money on gym equipment for their homes, then quickly lose interest and they stand gathering dust. Check the classified ads to pick up some great bargains.

Your circle of friends can prove invaluable when trying to track down second hand gym equipment for the home. Also check out ads for garage sales and have a look around these. You can pick up great quality equipment for pennies, they are just glad to get rid of them.

Make use of everyday items around the home to exercise with. You can use gallon containers of milk or large tins as weights.

Put extra vigor into your everyday household tasks. If you have a slight sweat and are slightly out of breath you are burning calories.

Two highly effective and completely free forms of exercise to do in your home are sit ups and press ups.

If you want a structured exercise program, get yourself one of the many free exercise videos available on the internet.

So there you have it, a frugal exercise program can benefit you just as much as the expensive ones. This difference is that you now have the cash to spend on yourself instead of giving it to the gyms and still get rid of stomach fat fast.

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Manage Stomach Fat – Lose 5 Pounds Fast

If you persist in eating fatty and sugary calorie-laden food, you will never get a grip on managing Stomach Fat. It will be the smaller, higher fiber lower fat meals that will help your body to burn [or metabolize] the fat stores you have previously built up.

Crash diets rarely work long-term. Often you will just feel unwell if you plunge straight into one. Avoid anything that suggests you consume less than twelve hundred calories in 24 hours. Such ‘instant remedies’ may produce some results, but it’s likely the weight will just flood back on to your body once you stop.

There are no short- cuts to long-term healthy weight loss. Reducing by a few hundred calories a day, what you currently eat, will take a few pounds off each month making your belly smaller. This won’t drop two dress sizes in a month, but it could well keep you two sizes down 12 months from now.

Fatty foods tend to give us the biggest problem with weight management and getting rid of stomach fat. Reduce the amount of saturated fat that you currently have in your diet, and you achieve a noticeable reduction in calorie intake. In its place eat more fresh vegetables and fruit. To fill up, try eating more wholemeal and grain. It won’t take long before you notice that you’re actually feeling better.

It may seem like a good idea to skip a meal to help manage your stomach fat, but it isn’t. Over a whole day, you’re likely to consume more in snacks to compensate for your hunger from skipping those meals. A number of lighter meals throughout the day is much better for you. It’s more difficult to get your excess weight off when you feel half-starved. Your body can metabolize more productively when it knows it’s receiving small regular intakes of fuel. This allows it to burn stomach fat more easily and lose 5 pounds fast.