Aerobic Addiction

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Aerobic group

So you are in a state of mind to lose a lot of weight and get fit just to look good during the wedding season. And your friends are overwhelming you with the options you can consider. Cannot seem to decide which fitness routine to choose from? Try going for aerobics. Do it for a month and you can switch to some other more crazy routine or continue with both. Aerobics is intense so do not listen to the people who tell you otherwise. If you think you can handle intense, then water aerobics or aqua aerobics is your calling. The best part about any water based fitness routine is that it does offer any resistance to your joints, therefore this request to all of you with joint problems, be careful in selecting your fitness program. I do not know if you are aware of this fact, but people with joint pains are not supposed to use all treadmills. Also have faith in your trainer; he will gradually increase the intensity since your body has to get adjusted to the new regimen, so do not be impatient. Any form of aerobic exercise is good for you; it keeps your exterior as well as your interiors healthy. During any workout session, you are constantly moving your muscles which increase circulation and promote secretion of endorphins which in turn promote a happy state of mind and well being. During workouts you are also constantly taking in deep breaths which increase the oxygen level in your blood. Therefore, it is important to continue working out on a regular basis.
Here are some of the reasons why you should totally go for aerobics

1. Weight check – aerobics is a fat burning process if you stick to it and are a regular at it. All you need is an hour to work out and reap the benefits by the end of the month. Your body will tone up very quickly.

2. Stamina hike – Any fitness regimen is bound to improve your stamina, because you are working out. This essentially means that you are physically trying to push your body further. It may tire you initially, but over time your stamina will increase and fatigue will decrease. Aerobics also increases your flexibility.

3. No more Viral – Aerobics strengthens your immune system because of which your body will be less susceptible to viral infections such as colds and flu.

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Working out

4. Reduced health risks – Aerobics reduce various diseases like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis. The risk of developing such diseases reduces to a great extent with weight loss. It lowers systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients suffering from hypertension. It also reduces high blood triglyceride and increases good HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) cholesterol in the system.

5. Manage chronic conditions – Aerobics helps you lower blood pressure and blood sugar. Due to the weight loss factor atherosclerosis does not take place. Therefore, it reduces chances of stroke. Also the fact that it increases oxygen levels in blood only helps improve the cardiovascular functionality. The heart gets more blood per beat, which also implies that heart rate is also lowered during relaxation.

6. Improves muscle health – It encourages the development of microscopic blood vessels, which provides sufficient quantities of oxygen in the muscles and reduces the metabolic wastes in muscles called lactic acid. This process can reduce the discomfort felt by those suffering from chronic muscle pain or back pain. This happens because the presence if lactic acid in the muscles cause pain, and once they are removed due to enhanced oxygen levels the pain ceases.

7. Improves mood – Physical exercise is known to boost the secretion of Endorphins. Endorphins are the body’s natural pain killer, which essentially makes you happy, reduces stress, anxiety, depression; thereby improving your mood.

8. Increases longevity – Research by the University of Harvard, published in New England Journal of Medicine in 1986, stated that working out or physical fitness has a direct relation to the longevity of any human being. There is a scientific link between the two and they are directly proportional. So folks, start working out if you intend to live longer.

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fun fitness

Most of us fail to recognize that working out is not merely for reducing weight or getting the perfect beach body, it is essential for the changes it brings about in our internal system. Following a diet is not a full proof plan, you need to stop being lazy and hit the gym. With the fast developing heart diseases and increased chances of stroke due to our food habits, exercising is a must, even if you can do it only three times a week. Fitness is not about having a six pack; it is about strengthening your immune system to an extent where your body can control the blood sugar levels without pills. We undermine the side effects of medicine and yes all of them have side effects, the intensity differs that is all. So why should we not work out for a healthy heart than suffer from cardiac arrests or coronary diseases later?  Start you aerobic addiction today!