Incorporating walking into your daily routine, you can improve your overall health, to upgrade the quality of your sleep, to stimulate your body and of course to enhance weight loss. If despite the fact that you walk regularly, you do not see the progress you would like in your weight loss, do not be disappointed.
Here are some common mistakes to avoid if you want to lose weight.
*You do not "raise" the volume
While walking at a moderate intensity is better than not exercising at all, if you want to maximize calorie burning, it would be good to try to walk at a brisk pace, even for a few minutes.
*Keep doing the same route
When you continue the same route, your body adapts to it and does not find exercise as demanding. To increase weight loss (and keep your workout exciting) Aim to change route a few days a week. For example, try an uphill trail, walk to the beach or explore your neighborhood park. These changes will refresh your workout, while exercising different muscle groups at the same time.
*You do not have a proper diet
We understand that a difficult journey can create intense hunger, but when your goal is to lose weight, you need to ensure a calorie deficit, that is, the calories you burn are more than you take in through your diet. After exercise you need a nutritious snack that combines protein with carbohydrates (e.g. a toast with wholemeal bread and turkey), however you should not overdo it, overestimating the calories you burned by walking.
*Sit the rest of the day
Research has linked sedentary lifestyle to obesity, which does not make much impression on us. Even if you make sure to go for a walk every day, It will be difficult to lose weight if you spend the rest of your day sitting. Try it, Well, to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine. For example, you can use the stairs instead of the elevator or take the dog for a walk.
*You do not walk long
At least once a week, try to take a longer walk. This could be a day off or the first thing you do in the morning. You can even include your family in your walk, to make the time more enjoyable. A longer walk will improve your endurance, but it will also help you burn more calories.