AEROBIC AND HEALTH
Investigation has demonstrated that aerobics is one of the healthiest ways of exercise. The literal meaning of aerobics is with oxygen in that case, aerobics helps us to consume oxygen more efficiently by conditioning the heart and lungs. This helps in the diminution of stress and weight control. Aerobic exercises possess an ample range of benefits such as it encourages cardiovascular and muscular fitness and increases flexibility. The aerobic exercises are fantastic for doing a stronger heart and leaner body, lowering cholesterol and improving sleep patterns.
Aerobic exercises are those which move the heart rate into the "training zone" (60 to 80 percent of the body's maximum heart rate) and improve the body's circulation and respiratory rate. Aerobic exercise is based by oxygen and it is occasionally called fat-burning exercise, cardiovascular exercise or cardio work. Aerobic exercise can be maintained up for prolonged time periods; in effect the longer you exercise for, the greater the health benefits.
Aerobic exercise enjoys of several health benefits. It burns calories very quickly and, if performed periodically can improve the basal metabolic rate, both of which aid in weight loss. Also aerobic exercise is used to help people with conditions like heart disease, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, anxiety and premenstrual syndrome.
Aerobic exercise provides the heart a fantastic workout, burns up fat, boosts the immune system and it is essential for the prevention of the build up of fatty deposits in the arteries. It improves joint and muscle flexibility, stamina, sleep and digestion and it normalizes hormone levels, helping to alleviate premenstrual syndrome and menopausal symptoms. Aerobic exercise that is weight-bearing can prevent osteoporosis by fortifying and slowing down the loss of calcium in the bones. It also is good for pregnant women. Women who do aerobics tend to have an easier delivery than others.
Note: About the heartThe aerobic exercise can give stress on the heart if we are not accustomed to it and this is particularly true for old people or those with weight problems, for this it is important to start slowly and build up progressively. As the fitness level of the body improves, the heart will slowly acquire strength, until it obtains a level at which it does not require to work so hard to supply the body with sufficient oxygen to keep exercise. Walking is a fantastic way to get initiated on a programme of aerobic exercise: walking to work or to shops and walking up stairs whenever possible. As you feel best each time, elevate the challenge by walking faster and for longer periods or try hill-walking. Joining a low impacts aerobics class and working at our own pace is also a fantastic idea. Cardiovascular equipments in gyms -such as treadmills and training bikes- is useful because it offers direct feedback on the heart, allowing us to slow down if we are working too hard.
In order to stay healthy we all need to eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly. However sometimes when people try to lose weight they push their bodies too far and it can do more harm than good. This can be very dangerous and can lead to potentially life threatening occurrences like a stroke or a heart attack. If you are trying to lose weight but are worried about what could happen then you should always go and see your doctor first. But should anything happen we should all have the best treatment available, which is not always the case through the NHS. You could consider private health care cover at www.privatehealth.co.uk
Guidelines for exercising
1. It is very important to warm up and cool down before and after exercise to permit a slow build up to our training heart zone and to avoid injury to muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Improved recovery after aerobic exercise with a memory foam mattressKeeping fit and staying healthy is becoming increasingly important to people these days, and the health-conscious are using aerobic exercise to achieve varied benefits. This type of exercise is great for improving your sleep pattern as long as it is carried out 3 hours or more before going to bed. This is because when you exercise your body temperature rises above normal. When you get ready for bed the body is getting back to its normal temperature and this decrease in body temperature appears to be a trigger that helps ease you into sleep.
An effective ‘cool down’ is especially important after exercise to avoid injury to muscles and ligaments. An Ergoflex memory foam mattress is ideal for relaxing on after a work out due to the ‘cool-sleep’ air flow system. The mattress ensures comfort and allows the body to return to normal body temperature.
Posture is imperative when working out and particularly when doing aerobic routines. It isn’t always possible to make sure your posture is correct when exercising though. An Ergoflex memory foam mattress can provide a helping hand after a workout, by shaping to the bodies contours and supporting the body where it needs it the most. This therefore means that your spine and muscles aren’t put under any pressure during sleep and can fully relax after any vigorous aerobic exercise.