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The variety of concepts of fitness, healthy lifestyle, sport and exercise

The variety of concepts: fitness, healthy lifestyle, sport and exercise

What are the terms we operate, speaking of the gym, running or swimming? Sport, fitness, physical education. It turns out that each of these concepts there is a fairly clear definition. This review will talk about each of them and clarify all the obscure points.

Fitness (eng. fitness, from the verb “to fit” — to fit, to be in good shape) — in a broader sense — this is a General physical fitness of the human body.

Physical fitness consists of the following elements:

preparedness cardiovascular system;

flexibility;

muscular endurance;

power;

power;

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Safe exercises for pregnancy

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

trimester

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

How to choose an elliptical?

To have a home mini-gym is a dream of many women. You can start small – buy a dumbbell or ask my husband to do the horizontal bar. Someone decides on a more major purchase, buying an elliptical trainer for home workouts. This thing is not cheap, so don’t want to stumble upon a “pig in a poke.” But how to choose an elliptical trainer once and for all?

Types of simulators

First you need to understand, what are elliptical trainers.

According to the mechanism type of the load they may have different systems of resistance, namely:

air;

magnetic;

electromagnetic.

Reviews about choosing elliptical trainer with an air resistance system claim that they do not provide smooth movements and thus, no pleasure during exercise cannot be and speeches. Models with magnetic resistance improved, but ask the load is necessary, each time stopping.

The lasttype – electromagnetic – considered the most advanced, as a trainer:

noiseless;

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