If you thought exercising for your body type is the only way to good health, think again. Although it is said that one must exercise according to their body type, but working out according to your zodiac sign is also a way to good health.
Aries (Mar 21 to Apr 20):
Working out for you should be a mood uplifter. Thus, concentrate on exercises that will work on your core areas — toning your muscles and gaining strength. Apart from regular cardiovascular exercises, sports like endurance cycling and weight lifting are recommended for your sunsign.
Core problem areas: Head, muscle, eyes and face.
Taurus (Apr 21 to May 21):
Taureans are said to love food. Thus, you maybe prone to putting on weight when you indulge yourself in more than what your body may deserve. Simple things like stretching and strengthening exercises will benefit you. Make sure that you add high-intensity workouts like cross training and dancing to your everyday workout routine.
Core problem areas: Neck, throat, tonsils and vocal chords.
Gemini (May 22 to Jun 21):
The typical Gemini is always on the go; nevertheless, you need a proper workout routine that will keep your system functioning smoothly. Group exercises are good for you, thus indulge in aerobics or Zumba workouts that will keep you healthy and active.
Core problem areas: Hands, arms, lungs and nervous system.
Cancer (Jun 22 to Jul 22):
Water sports may appeal to you. Thus, you can try out swimming and other water-related exercises like water aerobics that will keep your body well toned and also help you lose weight. Side lifts and muscle strengthening exercises will work for you.
Core problem areas: Stomach, digestive system and chest.
Leo (July 23 to August 22):
Regular exercising is good for blood circulation that is why you must make exercising on a daily basis a part of your exercise routine. Since your core problem area is your upper back, concentrate on strengthening the muscle of your back. Activities like couple dancing and Pilates are well-suited for you.
Core problem areas: Upper back, spine and heart.
Virgo (Aug 23 to Sept 20):
Though Virgos like to stay fit, many a times they feel lazy when they have to go out of their way to exercise. A full-body workout plan is ideally suited for you. Thus, sports like playing football, dancing and running are good for you.
Core problem areas: Nervous system, digestive system and spleen.
Libra (Sept 21 to Oct 22):
Low impact exercises are ideal for you. Thus, you must go in for exercises that will not tire you out. Playing golf or table tennis are ideal. However, if you wish to go in for high-intensity training, walking on the treadmill or going for a jog will help.
Core problem areas: Lumbar region, butts and kidneys.
Scorpio (Oct 23 to Nov 21):
Since your sun sign suggests that you are intense, go in for exercises that are competitive and strenuous. Martial art training and marathon running are recommended for you. However, if you wish to workout in the gym, cross training and functional training are also ideal.
Core problem areas: Reproductive system and excretory system.
Sagittarius (Nov 22 to Dec 21):
Though you are believed to be the healthiest of all sunsigns, focus on stretches that will build flexibility. Extreme sports like hiking and running are advised, yet if you do not wish to go in for these exercises, you can also try working out on the treadmill or the cross trainer at your gym.
Core problem areas: Hips, thighs and sciatic nerve.
Capricorn (Dec 22 to Jan 19):
Since your problem areas are mostly your bones and joints, you must do a workout that will strengthen these. Brisk walking and jogging are advised for you. However, you can also try cycling and spot jogging to help you lose weight as well tone your body.
Core problem areas: Joints, knee and teeth.
Aquarius (Jan 20 to Feb 18):
Though extreme sports are good for you, you can try out dancing and other dance related workouts that will help you get lean. However, you can also go in for distant running and weight training.
Core problem areas: Circulatory system, calves and shins.
Pisces (Feb 19 to Mar 20):
Yoga and balance-related exercises work the best for you. You can also try out water sports like swimming to tone your body and achieve an overall well-being. Meditation and Pilates are also recommended for you.
Core problem areas: Feet and immune system.
CREDIT: Times of India