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
Fitness clubs in modern life
In today’s world people have become much more serious about their own health. Exercising at home or the fitness clubs have become almost the norm for many.
Sports help to keep fit, to keep the harmony and beauty of the figure. By itself, the fitness is a constant work aimed at maintaining its shape to pull up the state, which includes a variety of components, such as
physical activity and all sorts of diets. With the help of physical activity at any age can improve their mobility and endurance, most importantly, do not be lazy to visit the fitness clubs. While fitness is not a physical exercise. Strength training, gymnastics and other physical activities is only a part of it. In fact the concept of fitness is much wider and the number of its components is not only a swimming pool, a daily sit-UPS and tilts, classes at the gym and Jogging. Continue reading