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Healthy with Apt Fitness
This is a candid confession of famed Indian actress Bipasha Basu, She is reported to have said: “When I started out as a model, I took things for granted. Because I bagged work thanks to my looks, I didn’t give my body any importance. I was a couch potato who’d eat anything. Then, in 2005, a tabloid ran a story calling me fat. I thought, ‘I’m famous. How can I be fat?’ It was a slap. I decided to get fit.”
Indeed, there has been no looking back ever since these words spelt out by her became public and so much so, she even came up with a fitness DVD titled ‘Love Yourself’. And today, she has become a strong advocate of perfectly fit body and mind. Early last year (2014), the third of her fitness DVD series titled ‘Unleash’, an advanced version of all her earlier editions hit the stands. The essence of her DVDs has been strengthening the bones and improving muscle coordination.
Apart from Bipasha’s views, it is an accepted fact that over the past to two decades and half, consciousness about health and remaining fit has gained popularity among the classes as well as the masses. One of the reasons has been the sedentary lifestyle in the entire society, courtesy almost every other task having become computerized. This in turn gave a boost to the concept of gymnasia in every neighborhood.
However, enrolling in a gym should not be a mere blind exercise. On the contrary, before trying out a membership in a gym, one must ensure the various facilities offered as a part of the hourly regime and above all able trainers to guide the entrants on proper workouts. Those having a suitable niche at their abodes for a gym at home can opt for this through reliable providers of such aids. Fortunately, there are a couple of gym aids suppliers like Cardio Fitness India who cater to the needs of the fitness conscious society.
A prime system with multiple advantages is a cross trainer equipment. Also named an X-trainer or EFX, it is a stationary machine used to simulate actions of stair climbing, walking, or running sans any excessive pressure to the joints. As such it is considered a safe mode that would cause no physical injuries. It offers a non-impact cardiovascular workout ranging from light to high intensity that depends on the speed of the exercise and the relevant resistance factor in the user.
Almost all elliptical trainers focus on upper and lower body parts. These exercising aids let the foot to roll from heel to toe just as if in running. The mechanism in an EFX is a rear flywheel with a forward foot pedal that facilitates a smooth, elliptical movement. As compared to on other stationary cardio equipment, this provides foot comfort and also reduces numbing effects. This trainer is as good as a treadmill in its exertion of leg muscles and also the heart.
Trainers at well-equipped gymnasia and also reputed providers of fitness aids would suggest workout on a branded treadmill, Tomahawk, incidentally the name of light axe that the Red Indians of yore used in the North America. This device comes in various models and depending on the persons’ physique and needs, a suitable system can be ordered or home use. According to experts, a Tomahawk is one of the best lifecycle exercise bikes.
In a nutshell, these developments echo the words of the late US President John F Kennedy, who had asserted, “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys