The shape of our body depends a lot on our genetics. But choosing a certain type of exercise can help you balance all parts of your body. If you tend to have a lot of fat on your thighs, then swimming is probably not a good solution. In this article, you can find the most popular types of exercise and see how they influence our body.
We respect every type of sport and we want to share with you some information that can help you to have the perfect form.
If you decide to walk, your legs will lose fat very fast. This sport will leave your body lean with a well-defined serve. At the same time, your shoulders will also lose fat, but they will not be enlarged or widened.
The main muscles involved: legs and arms.
Yoga is a good sport to lose weight proportionally. Creates flexibility that leads to a beautiful long slim body. You’ll lose fat faster on your shoulders and legs, but it still depends on how often you exercise.
The main muscles involved: Shoulder girdle, core muscles of the trunk and legs.
This type of sport is very active and will cause you to lose a lot of fat throughout your body. The body fat levels of people who play tennis regularly range between 16 and 18%.
That’s slightly lower than the average person, who has 25% body fat. But at the same time, it makes your shoulders grow and your thighs tense. So if you want to have a more feminine body shape, yoga might be a better option.
The main muscles involved: thighs, shoulders, arms.
It is noteworthy that swimmers and divers, in general, tend to have a higher percentage of body fat than other athletes. If you have a lot of upper body fat, swimming may be a good solution.
At the same time, you quickly lose control, but you also gain muscle, so that your shoulders and chest can become very wide.
The main muscles involved: Chest, arms, upper back.
Most gymnasts are narrow, short, and compact overall, and men are more V-shaped due to their extremely muscular upper body.
They don’t have to be very thin, but their legs and arms are very thin. In addition, you must be very flexible as in yoga and this helps your whole body look proportionate.
The main muscles involved: legs, arms, trunk.
Your legs and glutes will be the most active part of your body if you choose to ride a bike. You will lose fat and gain muscle very fast. The body fat range for cyclists is 6-11% for men and 12-16% for women. Also, they tend to have narrow shoulders.
The main muscles involved: legs, buttocks.
Which sport do you like more? Would you rather limit yourself to one type of sport or combine several? Share your stories and photos showing great results with us in the comments.