Body sculpting exercises are non-aerobic, muscle-toning routines with the focus on core strength, using well toned abdominals as the cornerstone for shaping, strengthening and nurturing your body. You don’t just look great, you also feel great with loads of self esteem and confidence. Your body does not just profit from increased tone and strength, it also benefits from the increase in serotonin and endorphins that make you feel good mentally. Studies have shown that body sculpting exercises are not only a shaping workout for your body, but a cardiovascular workout for your heart and a strengthening workout for your bones as well.
Some of the benefits of body sculpting exercises include:
Increased metabolism and fat loss by allowing fat and calorie burn 24-hours a day, because included in body sculpting is a weight loss program
Muscle re-shaping and toning and lean muscle increase
Increased bone density and reduced osteoporosis, because of the weighted component of the exercises, yet joint impact is low
Increased flexibility, strength &
Greater self-esteem and confidence
As the name suggests, sculpting means chiseling into shape. This is done by burning away fat and introducing shapeliness to produce the figure you desire. Body sculpting exercises are designed to shape and tone the body without building muscular size or bulk. In order to do so, sculpting uses weight bars, exercise bands, or dumbbells, or a combination of these gadgets. Load generally is limited to 3-5-7 pounds of weight. You perform traditional weight-training moves and also include free form exercise to the assist the burn and shaping. Prepare yourself for muscle soreness the day or two after your workout. Best of all the results are quick and this a safe form of exercising for all ages, because you can do it according to your pace and capacity. However, as in any physical fitness program, we recommend that you consult with your physician before starting this or any other exercise program.
Below is a 10 minute workout program to give you a general workout and is a great start to body sculpting exercises. You will need a stepper and 3, 5 and 7 pound weights. All these can be purchased at our store.
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