“Exercise for Weight Loss” is an article series detailing the most successful exercise strategies that can be used to assist in speeding up the weight loss process, and help you end-up with a sleek, toned physique once your bodyweight gets down to your goal-weight.

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If you’re following the programme, you should be doing some bodyweight exercise three to five days per week, and going for a couple of jogs too. The next exercise tip for upping your weight loss is to get exercise in your non-exercise times.

What I mean by this, is to make your everyday life as calorie-expensive as possible by moving as much as you can choose to.

  • Need to deliver a note to someone in the office building? Walk it there, and don’t take the elevator
  • Need to go to the mall? Park as far from the entrance as possible
  • Need a loaf of bread from your local shop? Get there using foot-power

Basically, you’re looking for any excuse to not be sitting still. Use your muscles to move objects that need moving. Walk to the close-by places you may usually drive to. Do your own errands. Walk your own dog. And then on the weekends get some relaxation in by doing something that involves movement, like riding a mountain bike, going for a hike, or walking on the beach.

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All of these things burn calories, thereby helping you to lose weight quicker, and look better when the weight’s come off. This kind of extra movement has additional benefits too, in that you’ll fell more awake, less stiff and lazy, and more relaxed because that’s what moving around does.

And heck, you may just find you enjoy it, too.

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