How to do gymnastics?

Any girl and woman always dreams of a slim and drawn figure. Some for this resort to useless diets that are only detrimental to health, others begin to go to the gym and pump themselves unnecessary muscle mass. But all the doctors confidently say that you just need to do ordinary gymnastics at home. Yes, it is at home. To maintain the figure, you do not need to go to expensive studios. Doing gymnastics at home, you save money, time and the most important thing - you work on yourself, not only physical but also morally. After all, the incentive is what I want, not because “the money is paid,” as is usually the case. But how to do gymnastics?

Preparation for classes

Gymnastics is now fashionable to call it with different words: fitness, Pilates, aerobics, but in fact it is all gymnastics. If you like to do things, you can buy a hula hoop or a dumbbell. They will help you develop more in class.

First of all, you can buy an ordinary inexpensive book with pictures of exercises. It will be good enough to posture for classes.Another option is to buy a disc with gymnastics lessons. When you buy a book or a disc, you choose the option that is most suitable for you. The next step is the selection of a suitable sports suit. Not necessarily a special very expensive suit. You can wear cotton leggings, tight T-shirt. It is important to purchase leggings.

If you do exercises for stretching, it is very important that your muscles remain warm during the whole time. To do this, choose high leggings that will cover the leg above the knee. You can engage in socks or ballet shoes. Knit your hair from behind in a high tail, so that they do not interfere with you during your workout. These first tips will help you understand how to do gymnastics.

How to learn to do gymnastics at home

Now that your costume is ready, pick yourself the right music. If you practice yoga or calm movements, then it is better to choose relaxing music. This may be the sound of the sea or the sounds of the forest. But if you are planning dynamic activities, then choose fast, active and stimulating music. Ask in the Internet search engine "music for sports" and you will be selected already ready music collection.

Now we will begin exercises. To get started, choose simple exercises.Combine standing exercises with lying exercises. Choose at least three exercises for each muscle group and a greater amount for the problem part of the body. It may be the abdomen or thighs.

If you are choking during exercise, it means that you have not breathing properly. Remember that in an effort we must always exhale. For example, you raise straight legs from a prone position. When you lift them up, you must exhale, and when you lower them down, inhale the air. It's very simple, just do not rush when doing exercises. This will only beat the rhythm of breathing and you will not be able to achieve the desired results. Do all the exercises slowly, as if sinking.

The simplest set of exercises you can do per day is:

  • step on the spot
  • raising hands
  • swing arms and legs
  • squats,
  • raising the legs from a prone position
  • raising the body from a prone position
  • stretching

All the above exercises need to be performed with increasing degree of load. You should start with five actions in one approach. And then increase the pure action and the number of approaches.

Breathing exercises

How to do breathing exercises? You can do breathing exercises at work using your break. This kind of gymnastics needs to be practiced at least 10 minutes, two or three times a day.

First exercise

This exercise is done at a slow pace. We first inhale, count five in our thoughts, then hold our breath for five seconds, and exhale in the same way, counting up to five.

Second exercise

Breathe in, strongly pulling the belly. Then slowly with difficulty jerks to release the air through tightly clamped lips in small pieces. Also on the inhale-exhale, you should relax and strain the abdominal muscles. It is advisable to do 20 times a day.