It is a known fact that regular exercise keeps us fit and healthy. It boosts your endurance and stamina. There are many physiological and psychological benefits of regular exercise. Maintenance of healthy weight, improved muscle strength, healthy heart, enhanced immune system, improved brain functioning and decreased the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, age-related diseases, degenerative bone diseases, and certain types of cancer are among the physiological benefits of exercising. Reduced stress, better sleep, improved mood and sense of well-being and prevention of mental illnesses like depression are the psychological impact of regular exercising. Here are seven exercises that can boost your energy throughout the day:
1. Work out your muscles
The more muscle you can get working, the more it will impact your cardiovascular system. A few rounds of skipping, squats, overhead press and sit-ups as a set could get your muscles working. This combination of workouts is better than cardio-only exercises.
2. Back-to-back sets
Typically, one takes a break for 30 to 90 seconds between each set. But to build greater strength and stamina, it is advised to reduce the break time. Back-to-back three rounds of ten pull-ups, squats, push-ups, and sit-ups with minimal rest will give a complete work-out of your muscles.
3. Fast-paced weight lifting
Exercising with weights at a rapid pace improves strength. It is better than endurance-only training because here it boosts the metabolic functioning of your body, a miss in the former form of exercising.
4. Compound movements
Compound move exercises include movement of me than one joint as against isolated exercises. Hence, compound movement exercises such as squats, step-ups, push-ups and pull-up will improve your endurance and increase your stamina more than isolated exercises such as bicep curls and leg lifts.
5. Break the monotony
It is important to move your muscles in different ways to build overall stamina and prevent overuse of a particular set of muscles. So, if you are an avid runner, then switch to cycling. Such form of exercise will break the monotony and make it more motivating for you.
6. Hybrid exercises
These types of exercises take two separate movements and combine them such as jumping pull-ups. In this form of exercise, more set of muscles gets working thereby stimulating your heart muscles and improving your stamina.
7. Explosive movements
Movements like power push-ups, jumping knee tucks requires a lot of energy. Doing such exercises regularly will make you move faster and simultaneously build up your strength and stamina.
The above-mentioned exercises are sure to give you a power-packed start to your day, leaving you to feel energized throughout the day.