Aerobios & Fun

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Aerobios & Fun

  1. 1. <ul><li>Regular exercise is imp. for maintaining healthy lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>It can seem like another item on </li></ul><ul><li>already full ‘to-do list’ </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Many aerobic activities not only improve health & also are fun </li></ul><ul><li>They can be performed outside of gym, and can include friends </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is aerobic exercise? </li></ul><ul><li>“ Aerobic exercise” refers to exercise “with air.” </li></ul><ul><li>Aerobic activities enable body to use energy it receives from breathing to fuel activity </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>They Include: </li></ul><ul><li>Biking </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming </li></ul><ul><li>Running </li></ul><ul><li>Brisk walking </li></ul><ul><li>Dancing </li></ul><ul><li>Skiing </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Choose activities best suits your tastes and lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Many activities give benefits to health and well-being. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>30 to 60 minutes aerobic activity 4-5 times a week, can give immense benefits : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help you deal with stress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent social outlet </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Improve cardiovascular health </li></ul><ul><li>Improve cholesterol levels </li></ul><ul><li>Increase endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Improve blood pressure </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Improve your mood </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your mind sharp </li></ul><ul><li>Help maintain a healthy weight </li></ul><ul><li>Aid healthy weight loss </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Reduce risks for debilitating diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Decreases muscle loss in elderly </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Consider your current physical health & abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming and cycling are low impact aerobics </li></ul><ul><li>Running and jogging are higher impact aerobics </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Lower-impact exercises : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Burn calories at a slower rate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put less strain on joints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enable body to exercise for a longer amount of time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider lower-impact activities like swimming if you have injured joints </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Enjoy your chosen activities </li></ul><ul><li>Easier to maintain exercise schedule if you’re having fun </li></ul><ul><li>Activities with friends is also great </li></ul><ul><li>Always consult a physician before </li></ul><ul><li>starting any exercise routine. </li></ul>

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