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basic preparation for exercise

Any exercise in the world needs a basic preparation like perfect time, equipment, space etc. Before starting any exercise, following are the basic things to be keep in mind before doing any exercise –

basic preparation for exercise
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  • Don’t do any exercise before 4 hours after having food.
  • Don’t have a food at least 40 minutes after doing exercise.
  • Keep your mind fresh while doing an exercise as it will give you better results. So, it is always suggested to do exercise in the early morning.
  • In case of yoga and fast pace exercise or running or cardio etc. keep at least one hour gap between two. For example, if you have done yoga, don’t do the running for next hour or vice versa.
  • There is no fix or specific time for yoga but morning is always better time as you will get a fresh and non polluted air in the morning.
  • Space for exercise should be clean.
  • Do any exercise till you feel easy, comfortable and better. Don’t do over exertion, as it will harm your body. Perhaps, you will need help of a partner/friend, but don’t do anything forcefully.

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