When we talk about cardiovascular fitness, we are also talking about aerobic type exercises. But what exactly we mean? What are they for? However, such exercises make the muscles that move the larger body for a period of at least 20 minutes at an intensity of between 50 and 80% of the maximum capacity for the exercise.
Its regular practice helps to lose weight, or maintain, and retain optimal health. Doctors say that combined with appropriate lifestyle and healthy may even prevent some diseases.
Ideally cardiovascular exercise should be 3 to 5 days a week for 30 minutes in each session. Before starting it is recommended to heat the entire body at least 5 minutes before starting and then stretch the muscles to prevent injuries.
Then we refer to practices such as cycling (on a bicycle or regular), swimming, running, walking, jogging and dancing classes or different types of aerobics.
Without doubt, exercise is one of the best ways to reduce an excessive increase in blood pressure in most people. In almost all patients, it falls to normal levels. Patients who exercise to control blood pressure also lose weight, improve insulin sensitivity, reduce fat in the blood and strengthen the heart. We can say then that "physical inactivity is a risk factor for heart disease.
And is that the heart responds to exercise like any other muscle in the body. To the extent that the work will strengthen the heart. In this way, the more you exercise, you can pump more blood with each heartbeat. With this increased supply of blood, the heart does not have to beat as often to collect the necessary oxygen to the muscles, so your resting heart rate, heart rate and walking or jogging or any exercise level, will be lower.
The key point is to make walking a daily habit, over time you will feel better, increase your walking speed, and the resting heart rate decrease, this will show that your heart is being strengthened. Walking long or too hard is counterproductive to the top because the fatigue and stress could do to prevent the next day. The most important thing to always bear in mind is consistency. In addition to burning calories and strengthening muscles, a regular walk can:
Moreover, the practice of physical activity outdoors, predisposes a person, whether they are novice or an athlete with a strong physical experience. The goal is to travel as far as possible to a slow and controlled speed without causing muscle fatigue. The ideal rate, for starters, is that which makes us sweat and also allows us to maintain a conversation.
If you'd like to introduce this activity after a long period of rest should start little by little, and gradually doing jogging time. Please note that if you are a person over 30 years it is advisable to visit your doctor, so you can perform a checkup to rule out any cardiac complication.
If you do not like to take group classes, and you cannot walk or jog outdoors, you can then choose any of the following equipment to perform your cardio exercises:
Some facts to keep in mind for cardio exercises:
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