Sports and exercise:
There are some obvious benefits of exercise: you can bear more; the body becomes tighter, and you may be going down in weight. But there are some medical benefits? Can you extend your life by exercising?
It's never too late to start exercising. Even after 50 years of age can prolong life by starting with physical activity, even regular walks increase's survival in the elderly. And even if you smoke or have high blood pressure, your life expectancy will be better if you exercise. Additional effect of exercise is increased muscle mass, less loss of bone large-scale and soft joints and muscles.
Cardiovascular disease and exercise
There are four major risk factors for heart disease: high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking and inactivity. You can work out the heart in the same way as other muscles in the body. Frequent exercise improves resting heart rate, blood pressure and the pump capacity per heartbeat.
Although the training was previously advised for heart patients, it turns out now that controlled training with medical supervision does not increase the risk of heart attack - on the contrary, increases oxygen uptake and blood flow in arteries.
Diabetes is also affected in a positive way of training. Sensitivity to insulin increases, blood pressure drops, cholesterol levels drop and the weight is reduced. The risk of getting diabetes is reduced in moderate activity. Do you use insulin, talk with your doctor before you start training hard?
What about bones and joints?
The motion device is designed to move, and it is natural enough beneficial for both muscles, bones and joints to remain active. Exercise keeps muscles elastic, soft joints and increases calcareous and ferocity of the skeleton. Do you lose weight also reduces the load on the major joints and bones? Exercise helps prevent osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and chronic musculoskeletal disorders / pain. Have you been diagnosed with osteoporosis should be careful high-energy workout, but rather build up the skeleton of regular moderate exercise such as brisk walking?
Back pain is a highly common complaint, and exercise is very important to prevent back pain. Obesity, poor posture and stress aggravate back pain, and training will have a positive effect also on those factors. Swimming, walking and skiing are sensible training methods.
And not enough of it!
Exercise has beneficial effects on constipation, excess weight, muscle strength, reaction time, mood and sexual orientation. There is evidence that exercise can also reduce the risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer and breast cancer, and in the future there will be evidence of such relationships. Furthermore, exercise prevented stiff muscles and joints.
Regular moderate exercise is an inexpensive health insurance. Make to exercise a daily activity, and live healthier, better - and longer!