Choose the Pool, Bike or Run

Posted on April 8, 2012


Discipline is always an obstacle. In fact, to be fit, that activity should be done every day

Improving fitness can certainly be done without having to provide a variety of strange equipment. Three sporting activities of a general nature, ie jogging, swimming, and cycling, is a clear three-sport activities can increase fitness because it is aerobic exercise.

Among the three, swimming is a sport that most small risk of getting injured. Except swimming pools that require facilities, two other events is very easy to do. So that constraint is to maintain discipline.

“Discipline is always an obstacle. In fact, to be fit, that activity should be done every day”

For swimming, in addition to improving fitness for those who do not have a physical disorder, exercise is also beneficial for those with physical barriers.

Swimming, in addition to improving our fitness, is also good for people with asthma, lower back pain, or those with abnormal posture because swimming is not a burden.

As for cycling, cycling sports can still be done by those who had abnormal posture, such as scoliosis, the shoulders are not aligned, or abnormalities in the legs and waist.

From the outside environment, the activity of cycling in big cities because the roads were so disturbed crowded. So that the cycling activity can not be constant due to frequent stops. However, cycling on the highway have an advantage, that we do not become bored with exercises such as stationary bicycles.

To kill the boredom, riding a stationary bike at home can be done while watching television or listening to music. We pedaling cadence can be adjusted with the music, so do not get bored.

The most cheap, is jogging. Jogging can be done around the house compound, young and old can do it. Jogging or walking good done by those aged over 45 years.

When everything is going well, has run regular activity and exercise are no longer our burden, the next thing to remember is do it safely, not to cause injury, and carried out gradually.

In addition to gradual, do not forget to warm up and stretch before exercise, cool down and stretch afterwards as well.

Stage of the process that occurs in our bodies during exercise, which is in the first minute we get energy from blood sugar back up. After that up to 10 minutes, we get energy from carbohydrate reserves in muscle.

More than 10 minutes to 30 minutes, we get energy from carbohydrates and fats. After more than 30 minutes, the energy we get from burning the body fat reserves. Well, we could lose weight if you burn the fat reserves.

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