Marcello Pedalino on Good Day Baltimore: 3 Ways to Spring Into Fitness
1) Hydrate and Eat Properly
Be sure to drink plenty of water. It helps boost your immune system, it's good for your skin, and it helps with weight loss. Many people often confuse being hungry with being thirsty.
Eat healthy snacks and drink protein shakes that are tasty and convenient. Take a few minutes in the morning to pack smart for the day and avoid going through unhealthy drive through.
2) Try Yoga, Swimming, or a 5k
The best way to ease into a fitness routine is to do full body workouts that are gentle on the joints. Yoga and swimming are the best.
You can also try walking, jogging, or running a local 5k. I recommend doing it with a few friends or family members so you have some accountability partners to keep you on track during training.
The cool thing about a 5k is that you can also raise money for a great cause at the same time. One of the best ways to feel good about yourself is doing something good to someone else.
3) Cross Train and Keep it Fun!
Going to the gym can get pretty boring pretty quick if you don't mix up your workouts Variety is the spice of life. And remember, Spring is Mother Nature's way of saying, "Hey! Let's Party!" Get outside! Try hiking, biking, & kayaking. It's a great way to avoid muscle complacency and stay motivated.
You can even dance your way into a better body! Try doing the Cha Cha Slide "Plank Challenge!"