Breaking Muscle Video – Workout Preparation: What Is It?
The term “workout preparation” refers to any exercise routine designed to increase your strength and endurance. There are many different types of workouts, but they all have one thing in common: They’re designed to build up your physical abilities so you can perform better at sports or other activities. If you want to get stronger, faster and more agile then you need to do some form of workout regimen.
You might think that if you’re going to start doing something like running, cycling or weight lifting, it’s best to just go ahead and do them right away. But there are times when you don’t feel ready yet; maybe you’ve been working out regularly for awhile and still haven’t reached your goals.
Or perhaps you’re not sure what kind of exercises will work best for your body type or how much time you’ll actually spend exercising each day.
In these cases, it may be beneficial to take things slow and see how you feel after a few weeks or months of regular exercise. You could even consider starting with a low-impact activity such as walking around the block or taking a short walk every morning before you get started on your workout routine.
Your goal would be to gradually build up over time until you reach your desired level of fitness.
Some of the different types of workouts you can incorporate into your routine include:
– Stationary Cycling. You can start with stationary biking at a low intensity and gradually increase over time.
This is great for people who want to work on their legs and glutes as well as their cardio system. If you really want to get your heart rate up, you can do interval training on the stationary bike by alternating between high-intensity bursts and periods of lower intensity.
– Hiking. If you’re a nature lover or just enjoy getting outside, hiking can be an excellent low-impact exercise that builds endurance in your lower body.
You should be sure to vary the difficulty of the trails you’re tackling so that you don’t get bored or frustrated with the sport. Pick routes you know you can handle and then take on more difficult terrain as your abilities improve.
– Swimming. If you don’t like running, or just want to mix things up a bit, then swimming can be a great exercise that works your whole body.
You can swim in a pool or in open water but you’ll want to take some precautions to stay safe. Be sure to pick a reputable location for swimming and always let someone know where you’re going and how long you’ll be.
– Martial Arts. Practicing martial arts is a great way to get in shape because it works your whole body while at the same time helping you develop discipline and self-defense skills.
Martial arts are also great for kids who are always on the go because they’re constantly moving from one activity to another. You can start out slowly by taking a class and working your way up to doing it more frequently.
– Dancing. Dancing is another fun activity that also comes with some additional benefits.
It can be a fun way to get in shape if you go to a class or do it with a partner. Dancing can also improve your balance and make it easier for you to stay light on your feet.
If you’ve been putting off working out for a variety of reasons, now is the perfect time to start. Fitness has so many benefits and can help you live a longer and healthier life.
Don’t wait around for the new year or for some arbitrary date to come around, get started now. Your body will thank you for it and you might even feel better both mentally and physically.
Fitness is not just about losing weight. It is also about bringing yourself to a level of health where you can live productively without having to worry about contracting or getting any illnesses because your body won’t be weak anymore.
Chapter 4: Clean Eating
The second part of the P90X plan is the clean eating program. You might think that you can just supplement your diet with any food you want by claiming it fits your macros, but this is not the case with clean eating.
A proper clean eating plan will help ensure you get all of the macro and micronutrients your body needs to survive, stay fit and ward off illnesses.
The 3 Core Principles of Clean Eating
There are 3 main core principles of clean eating that you should follow to the letter if you want to get the best results from your P90X fitness plan.
These core principles are:
Eat fresh and unprocessed foods as much as possible. Eat whole foods rather than anything that comes in a box, can or has a label on it.
Don’t eat anything your great grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.
While these 3 principles may seem fairly straightforward and even easy to follow, you’d be surprised at how many people fail to adhere to them. Many people have busy lives and often don’t have time to cook fresh foods from scratch.
Eating out at restaurants can also make it hard to stick to these guidelines since the majority of food served in a restaurant is heavily processed.
The key is preparation and planning.
Sources & references used in this article:
It’s Time to Reform America’s Bad Habit Factories by N Crawford
System and method for preparing workouts for a plurality of individuals and monitoring individual compliance by S Trotter – breakingmuscle.com
Training for the “Unknown and Unknowable”: CrossFit and Evangelical Temporality by G Albert, E Westbrook, L Walton… – US Patent 7,063,644, 2006 – Google Patents