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;
cultivating Continue reading
“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
Choosing a treadmill for home
Treadmill – excellent cardio workout, which is easy to do at home, because it does not require any special skills and is almost universal: Jogging or walking at a pace maybe as a small child and an elderly man.
To classes on the treadmill gives You pleasure, her choice should be approached consciously. Also useful to know what the most common mistakes when training on a treadmill. in order to avoid them.
I hope that these tips will help you make the right decision.
Types of treadmills.
All treadmills are divided into two types: mechanical and electrical. They differ in the principle of rotation of the blade.
Mechanical treadmill involves the rotation of the blade Continue reading