“Dear doctor! Of course, we all heard about the benefits of swimming . but last summer was dry and hot, we swam in summer camp only four times per shift. And then only for five minutes — no more. The doctor was not allowed, afraid that we’ll end up sick. But how can we from home do not get out of the river and not catch colds? Please tell us about your relation to bathing and swimming”.
I, as a doctor, about the benefits of swimming can say the following. Swimming strengthens and increases
metabolism, and therefore, contributes to the development of children and adolescents. Swimming superbly coached lungs; no wonder swimmers the biggest lung capacity — 6000-8000 cm3! The excellent swimming strengthens the heart and blood vessels, helps to maintain normal pressure . Swimming has a positive effect Continue reading
10 reasons to exercise
Your body is designed for movement. A sedentary lifestyle leads to the fact that the arterial pressure increases, the appetite is lost, bones become brittle, muscles is painful, you get tired quickly, the mood is spoiled, often a period of depression.
If you lived many centuries ago, you would have to move a lot to get food, build shelter, to make clothes, etc. Furthermore, you would competed, danced traditional dances, competed in the discus, bobsled, played various games that require good physical fitness.
In our time, in order to clothe and feed themselves, do not require great physical effort, but you still need exercise to be healthy.
Why do you need exercise?
1. The most important Continue reading
Nordic walking with sticks – fashionable and useful!
In search of an easy and safe way that helps to lose weight without harm to health, can be found such a newfangled hobby as Scandinavian (Nordic, Finnish or Nordic) walking.
This gentle technique of weight loss and healing the body appeared in Europe at the turn of XX-XXI centuries and immediately found its fans among people of all ages.
Loved her for not difficult and high efficiency of workouts, a simple technique for distance, availability, and performance. You should also take the opportunity to spend a few hours in the fresh air, leaving a stuffy apartments and offices!
While Nordic walking is an aerobic movement with load. strengthens the heart and blood vessels. It allows you to train both on the city streets and rough terrain (parks and gardens, in parks and in the woods). Nordic walking is suitable both flat terrain and hilly.
Benefits and contraindications Nordic walking
According to statistics, fans of the North all-season walking normally do not Express any desire Continue reading