|The human body can get used to a sedentary or inactive lifestyle. Low energy levels can affect your physical and mental performance. Increasing your stamina is about more than just building muscle or increasing strength. It is about the energy produced from activity. Try these helpful tips to increase your stamina and enjoy a more active lifestyle.
Set some goals for yourself. Do you want to increase your energy, build muscle or increase your strength and endurance?
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Develop a training plan that is reasonable and achievable. To increase your stamina, you have to start small and gradually move up to the level you desire.
Begin your plan with walking. Walking can improve the efficiency of your heart and lungs, increase your energy level, strengthen the muscles in your legs and help promote a good night's rest.
Build on your walking by running if this is something you want to do. Some people can't tolerate running as it is harder on your knees and joints than walking.
Try riding a bicycle. It is important to find a form of exercise that you enjoy. If you enjoy what you are doing, you increase your chances of success and building on that success.
Give swimming a chance as it is a great form of exercise that may surprise you. It is a low-impact form of exercise that tones your entire body and provides a great cardiovascular workout.
Push yourself past your limits. Once you begin an activity, you will begin to notice it becomes easier and you feel better both mentally and physically. This is an important key to increasing your stamina.
Walk longer distances, walk at a more brisk pace, run or ride your bike a mile farther than last week, swim more laps or increase the weight and/or reps
Running involves not just the legs but also the heart , so try to strengthen your heart by varying your running speed , sprint 100 mtr and then jog the next 100 repeat this during the entire course of running if you are not running on the tracks then count 80 steps while sprinting and 110 steps while jogging