No one will argue the fact that physical activity and exercise leads to a healthier and balanced lifestyle. Different types, duration, frequency, and intensity of physical activity can all contribute positively and benefit your body in different ways.
With physical activity, all systems, components and elements work together, individually and collectively such as circulatory, respiratory, cardiac, muscles, nervous system and bones.
You have to take care of each and all to get the most from physical activity.
Cardiac and respiratory systems work together to get more blood and air and oxygen pumping through your body. The more workout plan in your routine, the stronger and more conditioned, toned and responsive your body becomes.
With increased physical activity, you have many benefits like:
- Losing weight
- Increased energy
- Reduced risk for certain diseases like heart stroke and diabetes
If you have inactive lifestyle, it will put your children too in risk. You should be less passive and sedentary and more active and healthy. For managing and controlling weight, you have to participate in active physical sports, exercises and workouts, adjusting and changing your daily routine to be more active.
Lowering intake of calories and burning excess body fat can help you and your body. Getting into a regular physical activity is not an easy thing to do but it will be worth in the long run. Eat smaller meals more frequently to maintain your body function. Make exercise a top priority.
Physical activity improves your optimal functioning and peak performance. There are many activities and workouts to consider. Some of them are running, biking, walking, yoga practice, aerobics and swimming. There are many ways to get fit by including more fitness in your busy schedule.
Each and every exercise will not suit for all individuals and will not get the necessary results you are hoping for. Running will not be suitable for people who are suffering from arthritis.
Running will benefit the heart of arthritis sufferer but damages joints. So you have to pick the activity which suits you. Make your physical activity fun and mix it up doing things that you love to do.
Combination of exercises gives many benefits. Combining cardio and resistance with weight or strength training will have benefits.
Before starting any physical activity, consulting a fitness instructor or medical professional is advisable and recommended. Throughout the physical activity, hydrate your body. Give enough rest to your body.
Slowly progress and add repetitions. Exercise with more intensity and increase the time of workout. Include warm up and cool down exercises before and after the physical activity to avoid injuries.