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Inexpensive Exercise Equipment

Updated on December 12, 2010

Most people want to lose weight, but in reality it is better to lose fat and inches. The burning of fat that exercise offers only begins to take place when the body reaches a certain temperature. This usually takes about 15 minutes of exercise, so it may be useful to start with resistance training, followed by an aerobic exercise such as walking. So if you walk for 30 minutes you will burn fat for 30 minutes.

You can lose a few pounds in just one or two weeks with a little cardio every day. The key here is to challenge your muscles, but do not overdo it. You can literally do activities such as using cross-training, running, sprinting, jumping or squatting. All you have to do is to stay active for 30 minutes a day and make sure your diet is sufficient to feed those burning calories.

With exercise, if you end up doing something you really do not like then it is easy to lose focus. If you hate running then you will not continue to drag yourself out of bed at 6 am every day, especially during the cold winter weather.

Find a low intensity exercise and gradually increase your time and intensity over the weeks, this is vital for the longevity of your exercise routine. If you start with intense exercise you could easily injury youself, such as pulled tendons, which means no exercise until the injury has healed. You are more likely to follow your exercise program if you start lightly and build up over time.


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Cheap Exercise Equipment

Many people think they need to buy expensive exercise equipment, but there are plenty of exercise equipment that is inexpensive. A popular piece of exercise equipment that is low cost is the mini-trampoline. The mini-trampoline is easy to store and is ideal for the whole body. You can also have alot of fun with it while burning calories.

If you want to tone your abdominal muscles, then the ab scroll wheel may be a good option. Just grab the handles with both hands while you are on your knees then roll foreword in front of you.

You will need to determine which of kind of inexpensive exercise equipment would be most ideal for you, as each person has different skill levels. For some beginners of exercise, it can be a little difficult to get use to using exercise equipment, but it does not take long to get used to them.

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    • cathylynn99 profile image

      cathylynn99 7 years ago from northeastern US

      also, resistance bands are an inexpensive way to train for strength.