Health and Fitness Expert Advice & Suggestion

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Health and fitness expert advice & suggestion - Differences between ExerciseDifferences between Exercise and Sportand SportExercise It’s a form of physical activity done primarily to improve one’s health and fitness. Sports Is complex, institutionalized, competitive and these very characteristics works against moderate and rhythmical exercise.

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HEALTH AND FITNESS:

HEALTH AND FITNESS POWER POINT PRESENTATION OF FITNESS AND NUTRITION

What is Physical Activity :

What is Physical Activity Physical activity Physical activity i s s omething you d o. Physical fitness A measure of a person's ability to perform physical activities that require endurance, strength, or flexibility. Regular physical activity A pattern of physical activity is regular if activities are performed in some order

Differences between Exercise and Sport :

Differences between Exercise and Sport Exercise It’s a form of physical activity done primarily to improve one’s health and fitness. Sports Is complex, institutionalized, competitive and these very characteristics works against moderate and rhythmical exercise.

How Physical Activity Impacts Health:

How Physical Activity Impacts Health Helps control weight. Reduces feelings of depression and anxiety. Helps build and maintain healthy bones, muscles, and joints. Helps reduce blood pressure in people who already have high blood pressure. Causes the development of new blood vessels in the heart and other muscles. Enlarges the arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Exercise and Your Mind:

Exercise and Your Mind Short-term benefits: Boost alertness (possibly by triggering the release of epinephrine and nor epinephrine) Improve memory Improve intellectual function Spark creativity Long-term benefits: Exercise has been shown to slow and even reverse age-related decline in mental function and loss of short-term memory

Getting Started….Setting Goals:

Getting Started….Setting Goals What will motivate you? Think about your reasons for exercising Are your goals important enough to keep you motivated long-term? Think short-term and long-term How will you benefit from your fitness plan day-to-day? In 1 year? In 5 years? In 10 years?

Types of Aerobic Exercise:

Types of Aerobic Exercise Outdoor Activities Walking Jogging/running Bicycling Swimming Basketball Soccer Jumping Rope Indoor Activities Treadmill machine Stair climbing machine Stationary bike Elliptical trainer Rowing machine Aerobics, boxing...

Timing Questions:

Timing Questions What time of day is best? Choose the most convenient time for your schedule Choose a regular time--the same time every day Timing may depend on the activity you choose Can I eat before exercise? It is best not to eat a meal for 1 hours beforehand Be sure to drink plenty of water before and during exercise Should I exercise when I’m sick? No, especially if you have a fever

Injury:

Injury Prevention exercise regularly gradually increase intensity rest between sessions warm-up and cool down stay flexible don’t exercise when sick don’t exercise when muscles are fatigued and straining know proper form for any activity you do Caring for Injuries Rest: stop immediately Ice: apply immediately and repeat every few hours for 15-20 minutes Compress: wrap injured area with elastic bandage Elevation: raise injured area above heart After 2 days, apply heat if there is no swelling Gradually ease back into activity when pain is gone

Consult Fitness Experts:

Consult Fitness Experts For more information and free advise related to your Fitness, Physique and Diet call our Dieticians, Fitness Experts and Gym Instructors on 18001031000 or to chat online visit www.finishproblems.com

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