Make Strength Training As Much A Priority As Cardio
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Building up the amount of muscle I have helps make every day of the weight loss journey a little easier. It is easier to try new forms of exercise to get out of ruts and plateaus. You might not feel the immediate sweat and calorie burn like cardio but it is changing your body in great ways!
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I find something that really makes cardio exercise much more enjoyable is to first improve flexibility, then strength, and then increase cardio.
Since cardio exercises are associated with weight loss, it is easy to become focused on the scale and forget about the other two aspects of fitness. Being flexible and strong makes cardio exercise much less of an ordeal so walking, biking, etc. becomes more pleasant when the body moves with ease.
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