Becoming obese is is one of the most dangerous conditions you can get into, and it affects over 40% of the IS population while quickly spreading to the rest of the world also. Obesity is caused by your body storing more fat than you can burn. The definition of obesity is is a BMI or Body Mass Index of greater than 25. You can find your own BMI by doing a search for tools online that will give you simple instructions for approximating yours. IF you want exact numbers you will need to see your doctor.
Now there are several exercises that will help you to overcome obesity, in fact most any exercise will help you to begin losing weight and moving toward a much more healthy lifestyle right away. To begin I would recommend that you start to walk. It is a simple and low impact movement that will get you ready to do more vigorous exercise later if you wish or you can simply extend your walks to make them better workouts as well. Walking is something you can do anyplace and any time. If you start to walk around your home you will start to know your neighbors. There is no need for you to pay for a gym membership. It is also something that you can do with your entire family and spend time getting to know each other with no TV or other distractions.
Another related exercise you should consider is jogging. Once you have been walking for a while you might want to consider taking up jogging. It is great to start your day off with a mile or two mile jog once you have been walking a while. You will see your fitness level explode, and the pounds will just begin to drop away more quickly.
Enrolling in a gym is another way that you can really ramp up your weight loss. When you start to exercise the muscles in the core of your body you will start to feel better everyday. The core muscles are the entire group of muscle from just below your rib cage to just above your knees. This group contains about 70% off all muscles in your body. If you strengthen and improve this group, you will burn your calories off more efficiently. You will burn more calories while just sitting and at rest.
In a gym you will also find a group of people to help motivate you. Most people at the gym are very friendly and always willing to lend you a hand, showing you the proper way to get t he most out of the equipment. Most gyms also have personal trainers now. Using a trainer can really help you, they will set up a routine for you that works your body for maximum weight loss. You can also set up a regular meeting with a trainer if you find yourself missing your gym days. It is sometimes easier to go if you feel that you have an appointment there.
If you have belly fat issues, doing a few sit ups each day will go a long way towards helping to tighten up your belly. You will begin to feel the improvement before you can really see it here. But soon your belly will begin to start down in size. When you couple that with a new set of healthy eating habits you are well on your way to a new life.
As always before you begin a new exercise routine it is recommended that you consult with you doctor. You may have some conditions that will impair your body from doing certain types of workouts. You are after all working to improve your health not make yourself less movable.