Before undertaking any activity for the first time, do go and see your GP for advice. It may be that they have a regime or exercise for you in mind, and they can advise you on what you should be aiming for. They will also let you know if it is safe for you to undertake such activity.
Cardio equipment will be ideal for you if weight loss is your aim. This is because the more calories burnt, the more fat is burnt. As the weight comes off, your body will find it easier to ‘work’. Your heart will be come more efficient and no longer will it have to work so hard when you attempt to perform the simplest of tasks like walking up the stairs.
Everlast provide cardio equipment in the form of gym equipment that enables you to workout in the comfort of your own home.
Not only will weight loss alleviate the pressure put upon your heart, but your circulation will be improved, thus helping to reduce high blood pressure. Such effects will also reduce the risk of heart disease and lower cholesterol as blood can freely flow through the veins and arteries.
Sufferers of Type 2 Diabetes are always told to first try and manage their diabetes with diet and exercise, to either help keep the weight off or to lose it. Cardio exercise is therefore perfect for you, as you can manage you diabetes without the prospect of living on tablets from your diagnosis. Tablets are inevitable, but if you manage your weight from the diagnosis, they don’t have to be inevitable from the start.
Carrying a lot of weight puts pressure on your joints especially your ankles, knees and hips, losing weight would undoubtedly alleviate this pressure helping you to (1) reduce pain in those areas and (2) move more freely.
By simply losing weight, you can enhance your mental and physical wellbeing 10-fold. Obesity can be debilitating and isolating, so losing weight cleverly with diet and regular exercise will no doubt help you begin to live again. You will get a greater sense of wellbeing, be happier, more confident and above all else, will be feeling the effects of a healthier more fitter you.
Weight loss doesn’t just change how you look, it can transform you into the person you have always dreamt of being, or used to be. So do yourself a favour, because no one else can but you.