“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
Fitness motivation. How to start and do not quit?
How it usually happens? At first you are full of zeal, as all these smiling in commercials pitching fitness centers, enthusiastically select sportswear and briskly sent to the hall, asking the coach to advise the «killer» load, even willing to follow a diet to the effect manifested itself as quickly as possible…
But it takes a week, two, month – and enthusiasm magically disappear or at least greatly reduced. You feel sorry for the time wasted, sorry for the money, you feel tired, and most importantly, you don’t see-so-impressive
results. The whole idea begins to seem stupid and pointless, but you still continue to do more out of stubbornness than optional. And then tucks some convenient excuse: for example, you have a cold, or come holiday time, or schedule at work is changing, and you lightly Continue reading
Safe exercises for pregnancy – 2nd trimester
The second trimester of pregnancy, most women are exhausted by the exhaustion and morning sickness of the first trimester and part of the Golden period where they will feel good, be full of energy and their tummy will start to take on a rounded shape. Second trimester may be the perfect time to begin your fitness training during pregnancy, but you need to choose exercises that will be safe for you and your unborn baby. Consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program.
General information about exercises for pregnant women in the 2nd
How perfect for you or another exercise depends partly on your habits before pregnancy. If you played sports or were active in the lifestyle before you got pregnant, then most likely safe will continue to support the form in the second trimester of pregnancy. Continue reading