13 tricks to do more daily exercise almost without realizing it

There are no miracle recipes to keep kilos at bay: a balanced diet and sports frequently they will help us not only to prevent obesity, but to find ourselves better with our body and avoid many health problems. Maintaining an active lifestyle is more than going to the gym from time to time, and there are some tricks that will help us exercise every day almost without us noticing:

  • Set yourself a weekly activity with which you feel comfortable: Either walk half an hour a day or train in the gym several days a week.
  • Combine several types of sport, for achieve more complete training: Without forgetting the classics such as swimming or spinning, we can try the new activities offered by our gym, such as zumba, body pump, pilates ...
  • If you don't like to sweat but want to tone your muscles and gain flexibility, try yoga, It is a sport that engages!
  • Forget the car and move on foot or by bike whenever you can.
  • Use the stairs instead of the elevator and escalators.
  • Download apps for mobile With easy workouts to do at home, Freeletics, which has a wide variety of workouts for all levels, or Seven, with workouts of only 7 minutes, are perfect for sports without having to go to the gym.
  • Control your daily steps and set goals to upload them. Ideally, make 10,000 steps a day, to reach them park further away from work, get off a stop before public transport or take a walk when you leave work.
  • Walk while answering phone calls.
  • Instead of sending an email to your coworker, walk to his table.
  • Drink glasses of water instead of drinking from the bottle so you have to get up to fill them every time you are thirsty.
  • Do squats, strides, abs or push-ups while watching TV or your favorite series.
  • Going alone to walk, run or ride a bike is always more lazy, convince several friends to do a group of running or walking and so you will encourage each other not to miss the appointment.
  • At night, do some stretching instead of sitting on the couch with your tablet or mobile, it will help you relax and sleep better.