Dr. Rajani Patil

What Excercise is Right For You?

August, 2017
The Master Responds

Everyone loves the notion of exercising for good health but only a few actually adhere to regular exercise. Come January and everyone has these fabulous goals for the year, one of them inevitably ‘lose weight’ or ‘get fit’. But come March or maybe even February, most people have given up on their goals and feel like losers; frustrated and angry with themselves. But despair not, you may be aiming for the wrong goal, choosing the wrong type of exercise, and hence letting it all go. If you find the right kind of exercise that can be fun for you, I bet you would be motivated to keep up!

Exercise means different things to different people. Some love running, others find it boring. Some love lifting weights in the gym, others find this a bit too much. Everyone has an exercise preference and this not only depends on your personality but also your muscle fibers. We all have a mix of type 1, type 2A and type 2B fibers. The proportion of each varies between individuals and also between muscles.


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