When people tell you that you should be doing lots of exercise in order to lose weight, you may automatically assume that you will therefore have to start going down to the gym on a regular basis. However that isn’t necessarily the case because there are some decent weight loss exercises you can do at home that can be just as effective.
In this article I want to list three in particular because these will all help you burn lots of calories. If you only perform one of these exercises several times a week, it may still help you lose a few pounds.
The first thing you can do is to make a pledge to walk up and down your stairs as much as you can. If you walk up and down your stairs for just 5-10 minutes at a time, you will work up quite a sweat, and you will be surprised just how strenuous this is. It is a simple exercise, but it will help you burn plenty of calories when you do this every day.
Another thing you can do is to invest in a fitness DVD. There are plenty of these DVDs available from online retailers such as Amazon, for example, and they can provide you with a very through workout.
Ideally you should choose one that looks the most fun with a nice uplifting music track (so that you don’t get bored doing a monotonous workout every time), whilst also choosing one that is effective enough to help you burn fat and lose weight. Don’t be tempted to buy one from your favorite celebrity because this may not necessarily be the best one to buy.
Finally if you have a little more money to spend, I can recommend you invest in a home exercise bike. These are very popular these days and they are now commonly found in many homes. An exercise bike workout is one that is relatively easy to perform, and yet it is an excellent cardio workout that will help you burn hundreds of calories per workout.
So hopefully you can see that joining is a gym is not necessary if you want to lose weight. Indeed you don’t even need to leave your home. There are plenty of exercises that you can do at home, such as those mentioned above, that can help you expend lots of calories. You just need to keep active and stick to your exercise regime, whichever ones you choose to do.