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Guest Post-Basic Fitness Tips To Take Your Workout To The Next Level.

To increase the levels of your workout you need to be doing the basics right first.  If you know the basic you will be able to workout effectively. When this is done you will notice considerable changes, so follow these few steps to bring your workout to the next level.


Hydration is one of the most important things to remember when working out. You should aim to consume 3 liters of water a day.

This is about an average size glass of water every hour, which isn’t that much to ask of anyone. Another thing to remember is that you can damage your bladder if you over hydrate your body. Remember not to drink all the water at once, space it out equally throughout the day.


Stretching is a very important element of your workout. People tend to neglect stretching because they are too tired to do anything else. Even if people do stretch they end up rushing through them and doing more damage than good. They don’t get the full benefit of each stretch.

Stretching is done to improve our flexibility. Flexibility is the range of motion that is available to a joint or joints. It improves muscle balance around a joint, which in turn improves our overall posture.

Stretching reduces the chance of getting injured either in sports or just working out. It also increases the blood and nutrient supply to muscles and cartilage. This then decreases the chance on you having muscle soreness.


Protein is key to muscle development. If you are going to the gym to become bigger or if you are just trying to get fit, Protein is a must in your diet. Protein can be gotten from protein supplement if you dont have time to eat. However the most healthy way to get protein is by eating meat.

Turkey has the highest protein amount out of the white meats while steak and beef also have high protein content. Sometimes it can be hard to find time to fit in the gym, go shopping, cook and eat the food. This is why i tend to order my meat online.

Online butchers provide a premium quality meat at wholesale prices. This means that if you need to get big amounts of protein from meat then you can order more for the same prices as the supermarket. You can save around 40% when you buy online. If you are too busy in work you can get it delivered to your office or at home.

Cardiovascular exercise

Cardio exercise should be done on the days you are not in the gym. Although it does you no harm you if do both weights and cardio on the same day. Cardio usually involves the legs, heart and lungs being used at once thus strengthening them.

To give your heart a proper workout you need to make sure that you do your cardiovascular exercise with a certain amount of intensity, but you don’t want to overdo it. A good way to measure the amount of exertion while exercising is by monitoring your heart rate.

These tips should hopefully step your workout up to the next level. When you have followed these basic tips your body will be ready for more intense training. Make sure to keep your goals insight and have fun eating healthy and exercising.