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Health and personality

  1. 1. Health and Personality PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
  2. 2. 1. Describe “Body Beautiful” 2.Discuss how to keep pounds off and energy up. 3.Discuss how to exercise for a perfect posture. Specific Learning Objectives:
  3. 3. THE BODY BEAUTIFUL The necessary basis of a beautiful woman is a body so fit and healthy that clothing seems to drape effortlessly upon it.
  4. 4. Remember that a figure is in its best proportion when the largest part of the bust and the largest part of hips measure the same. Following this rule, your waistline should be ten inches smaller than hips and bust.
  5. 5. A proper diet and adequate exercise can normalize weight quite rapidly while you are young and will establish healthful patterns for the remainder of your life.
  6. 6. THE BODY BEAUTIFUL Well – toned muscles are not only necessary for a beautiful body, but for supporting the skeletal bones in a correct posture.
  7. 7. Exercise for posture, body alignment and figure control. It is also necessary to practice some tummy – tightening and spine – straightening exercise as part of your daily routine.
  8. 8. Grace combines confidence with self – consciousness. The factor towards an aligned body also contributes to your grace: proper exercise, improved posture, and correct body weight.
  9. 9. Grace encompasses a sense of calmness as well as a mental and physical presence. Graceful movement is free of tension, self- absorption, and pretension.
  10. 10. THE BODY BEAUTIFUL Grace is also a state of mind, assuredness and balance of knowing you have it all together, whether mentally in what you’re about to say or physically in you movements or materially in you dress.
  11. 11. THE BODY BEAUTIFUL To achieve good posture you must first discover you bad habits and reprogram your brain to become alert to the body’s correct positioning.
  12. 12. THE BODY BEAUTIFUL The head leads the body in all natural movements. One of the secrets of having the head control the body is to imagine a large balloon fastened on a string attached to the top of your head.
  13. 13. THE BODY BEAUTIFUL Do not ruin your perfect posture by wearing high heels too often or for long periods of time. Worn habitually, the heels result in foot problems and these destroy good posture and interfere with many activities.
  14. 14. FITNESS The most effective ways to sculpt strengthen and tone: Hire a trainer. Combine cardio and weights. Exercise in the morning. Do it with a friend. Push yourself.
  15. 15. FITNESS The most effective ways to sculpt strengthen and tone: Follow through. Mix it up. Be consistent. Get Sweaty Stand tall.
  16. 16. EXERCISE Aerobics - It combines rhythmic aerobic exercise and includes stretching and strength training routines to improve all elements of fitness. It is usually performed along with music.
  17. 17. EXERCISE Toning classes - Toning classes are designed to firm up your muscles, and usually concentrate on areas like the legs, bottom and stomach.
  18. 18. EXERCISE Yoga - Yoga is a form of exercise that concentrates on different positions and deep breathing techniques. It can improve your flexibility and posture and relax your body and mind.
  19. 19. EXERCISE Pilates - Helps make the body more strong and supple and can improve posture (the way you stand). It teaches awareness of breath and alignment of the spine, and aimed at strengthening the deep torso muscles. There's a lot of balancing work, which is difficult at first but gets easier as your muscles get stronger.
  20. 20. EXERCISE Body combat - Body combat uses techniques from tai-chi, boxing and karate. It is meant to improve your heart rate working of the lungs. There are lots of kicking and punching moves, which require a fairly good level of fitness.
  21. 21. EXERCISE Swimming - Swimming works every muscle in your body and is of low impact and so people with health conditions such as arthritis, back pain, or women who are pregnant can do it without any risk. Aqua aerobics classes take place in the pool, and use the water as resistance (weight) for toning. It is usually done in shallow water
  22. 22. EXERCISE Weight lifting - Weight bearing exercises are good for toning up muscles and strengthening the bones. Lots of people do a few weight bearing exercises along with their usual workout. People that want to make their muscles much bigger, do a lot of weight lifting. This needs to be kept up over time for best results.
  23. 23. POSTURE
  24. 24. POSTURE Figure 11. Types of Posture
  25. 25. Good Posture ensures that the least strain is placed on muscles and ligaments. Having good posture prevents muscle fatigue and backaches, decreases wear on joints, ligaments, and bones, and contribute to a good appearance. POSTURE
  26. 26. Good posture facilitates breathing. It naturally enables you to breathe properly. If you breathe properly, your body circulation will improve. Your metabolism will speed up, your body’s energy creating capacity is greater and your body is able to eliminate free radicals and waste materials fast. POSTURE
  27. 27. Good posture increases your concentration and thinking ability. When you are breathing properly, you increase your thinking ability too. Remember that our brain requires 20% of oxygen to do its job properly. Thus, our brain functions efficiently when we observe good posture. POSTURE
  28. 28. Good posture improves your image. Observe people who have good postures. They look good. They look smarter and attractive. They feel confident and give out a certain appeal and aura around them. POSTURE
  29. 29. Your posture reflects your self-confidence. If you lack self-confidence, you are not healthy emotionally. Good posture makes you feel good about yourself. POSTURE
  30. 30. Good posture also makes you avoid health complications. A bad posture results in several complications over time, such as increased risks of slipped disc, back aches, back pain, pressure inside your chest, poor blood circulation. POSTURE
  31. 31. Walking
  32. 32. Walking Stand up straight. Think of being a tall and straight. Do not arch your back. Do not lean forward or lean back. Leaning puts strain on the back muscles. Eyes forward, not looking down, rather 20 feet ahead. Chin up (parallel to the ground). This reduces strain on neck and back. Shrug once and let your shoulders fall and relax your shoulders slightly back. Suck in your stomach. Tuck in your behind and rotate your hip forward slightly. This will keep you from arching your back
  33. 33. Sitting A lady who moves with grace and elegance is a woman of poise and beauty. But such a woman is not too common these days, and lucky you are if you hold one of the most cherished graceful manners of traditional women - the graceful way they sit.
  34. 34. How to Sit Gracefully Step as close to the front of the chair as you can. Turn and prepare your body for the sitting posture. As soon as your back leg touches the chair seat, slide one foot back then gracefully lower yourself into the seat, slightly sideways. Your weight should be carried by the thighs of your back leg, not with your knees. Sit up straight with legs together and heels slightly to the rear. You can sit with legs in front of you, angle your knees to either left or right side, or cross your ankles, but never sit with legs apart, it's a mortal sin to poise. If you're crossing your legs at the knees, there should be no space between the heel and the other ankle.
  35. 35. How to Sit Gracefully Place your hands together on your lap. Lengthen your spine, free the neck, and balance the head above the shoulders. In short, sit tall.
  36. 36. GOOD FOOD HABITS Eat slowly, chewing food thoroughly. Food should be eaten slowly, and should be thoroughly masticated. Eat regularly. Regularity in eating is of vital importance. The stomach cannot properly handle a delayed meal. Eat nothing between meals. Never should a morsel of food pass the lips between meals. Eat in cheerful surrounding and with pleasant table conversation. A merry heart does a good like a medicine.
  37. 37. GOOD FOOD HABITS Drink water abundantly between meals. Drink freely, it (water) helps to supply the necessities of the system, and assists nature to resist disease. Drink freely of pure soft water. Use simple methods of food preparation. If you regard your life, you should eat plain food, prepared in the simplest manner.
  38. 38. GOOD FOOD HABITS Cook to preserve food values. There is a way of combining and preparing food that will make it both wholesome and nourishing. There is such a thing as robbing the body of nutrition. Be sure fruits and vegetables are in good condition. More die by eating decayed fruits and decayed vegetables which ferment the stomach and result in blood poisoning, that we have any idea of.
  39. 39. GOOD FOOD HABITS Use mainly natural sweets instead of sugar. Be moderate in the use of all sugars. The free use of sugar in any form tends to clog the system, and is not infrequently a cause of disease. Use natural foods. Grains, fruits, nuts, and vegetables constitute the diet chosen for us by our Creator. These foods, prepared in as simple and natural manner as possible, are the most healthful and nourishing.
  40. 40. A Balanced Diet A balanced diet is one that contains all the nutrients needed by the body in the right amount in a single meal. Protective foods like fruits and vegetables make the eyes clear and bright, the skin rosy, the hair glossy, the gums, teeth, and bones strong and healthy. Body – building foods such as milk, chicken, fish and other protein rich foods keep the muscles firm and strong. Water is also important in having a balanced diet. It is essential for regulating body processes and body temperature.

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