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Slow Exercise vs Fast Exercise

Exercise is good for you, but how do you know what type of exercise is rightfor you? There are many types of exercises that can be done alone or with a partner. One type is slow exercise, which focuses on building muscles and improving the mind-body connection.

Slow down

Slow down. The best way to get the most out of your workout is by taking your time. Don't rush through the exercise, and don't be afraid to take breaks if you need them! You'll be able to work out longer and more effectively when you're not rushing or forcing yourself through an activity that's uncomfortable for you.

The key here is being in control of your own pace: if something feels too difficult or painful, slow down; if something feels easy, pick up the pace!

Mind body connection

Slow exercise is a great way to connect your mind and body. When you are doing slow exercises, it's important to focus on the movement, not the outcome. You will also want to focus on how you feel in your body. Are there any areas of tightness? Do certain muscles feel sore or fatigued? Finally, pay attention to your breathing patterns and posture as well as alignment during each repetition (or set) of an exercise.

Slow movements require more control over our bodies than fast movements do--and that means we have more opportunities for error! In order for these errors not happen, it helps if we use good form when doing slow exercises so that we don't hurt ourselves or cause undue stress on our joints during movement patterns such as squats or deadlifts.

Think of the movement

There's a difference between fast and slow exercise. You can do a slow exercise that involves little to no change in speed, or a fast one that involves explosive movement. You should focus on the movement, and not on the result. You should also focus on yourself instead of comparing yourself to others--you may think you're doing more than someone else because they are moving faster than you are, but this is often not true! Look at how much work your body is doing in each exercise as opposed to how quickly it's getting done (and don't forget about rest).

Dynamic movement

Dynamic movement is a slower exercise that involves more range of motion. Examples of dynamic movement exercises are:

  • walking, running and jogging (in place or outside)

  • jumping jacks

  • mountain climbers

Isolated movement

Isolation exercises are the best way to learn how to move your body. They are also great for beginners, as they help you build strength and muscle without putting too much pressure on your joints.

Isolated movements are good for strengthening the core, toning muscles and building a solid foundation of movement. Examples of isolated movements include:

  • The plank (a great exercise that strengthens your entire core)

  • The leg raise (works all three parts of your abdominal muscles)

Build muscle

Slow exercise is an excellent way to build muscle, improve your metabolism and balance your hormones. It's no secret that slow exercise is a great way to lose weight and improve your health in general. While this might seem like an obvious statement, many people still believe that all they need to do is work out harder and faster in order to see results. But when it comes down to it: if you want results from working out--whether that means building muscle or losing fat--then slow down!

Be in control of the exercise

Slow exercise is a great way to keep in mind that you are in control of the exercise. You're aware of what's happening with your body, and you are mindful of each movement as it happens. By being present like this, it helps us avoid injuries and improve coordination by focusing on the task at hand rather than other things going on around us.

The key to slow exercise is being able to focus on what we're doing without getting distracted by other activities or people around us--which can be difficult when we have busy lives! But there are ways around this if it's something that interests you: try doing some yoga before work so that when you get into an active routine during lunchtime or after work, it won't feel overwhelming; listen to music while running so that time flies by faster than normal; even try meditating before starting any kind of physical activity (this one might take some practice).

Slow exercise is great for building muscles, strengthening your mind and body, and improving your overall health.

Slow exercise is great for building muscles, strengthening your mind and body, and improving your overall health. It can be done at home or in a gym and in groups or alone. Slow exercise is great for people of all ages!


If you're looking to build muscle, strengthen your mind and body, and improve your overall health, slow exercise is a great option. It can be difficult at first because you have to change how you think about exercise (and life in general), but once you get used to it, it becomes second nature.

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