Remember These Things When You Exercise


M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Navneet Kaur


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Nothing like having an exercise routine. However, it is important to keep these basic tips in mind when you exercise.


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1. Proper Breathing.

Breathing properly can help boost exercise stamina while increasing oxygen and nutrient supply to muscles.

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It is good to track your progress. It can help improve the athetic performance and boost motivation.

2. Progress Tracking.

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Staying hydrated helps prevent muscle cramping and enhances stamina. Studies suggest that even 2% dehydration can affect exercise performance adversely.

3. Hydration.

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Adequate protein intake is important to prevent muscle loss and boost metabolism.

4. Protein Intake.

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A good night sleep of at least 7-8 hours is a must, allowing muscles to recover properly.

5. Proper Rest.

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Overtraining increases injury risk and may damage muscle fibres, ligaments, etc. Stop once you are exhausted or drained.

6. Avoid Overtraining.

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It is better to plan the training schedule as per your fitness goal. Exercise patterns may vary if the aim is to build new muscle, strength train, or gain endurance.

7. Training Modifications.

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