Exercise Tips for Women
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Exercise is very useful for minimizing the plateau’ effect of dieting, which occurs within a few weeks of starting a diet, as the body adjust a lower calories intake. Regular exercise helps in increasing life expectancy and improves overalls health.

Regular physical activity reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease and osteoporosis. Exercise is vital to minimize the effects of menopause and osteoporosis in women. Regular exercise is also helpful in the prevention of one of the most common reasons for doctors office visits that is lower back pain.

Special exercises for those with back pain are many times beneficial in reducing or eliminating lower back pain. An increased self-image and increased energy level are frequent added benefits of exercise.

Tips for exercise are as follows:

It is always wise to have the doctor’s advice before starting any type of exercise program. At the very least, person should have his pulse and blood pressure checked. Person should not just jump out of bed one morning and start immediately vigorous exercise.

Instead, sit down and make a realistic plan. Use a diary to record the details. Adopt a gradual approach, that is two sessions in week 1 three sessions in week 2 and so on. They should plan to review the progress after one month.

Exercising on your own requires huge self-discipline. It can be made easier by finding a friend on neighbour to exercise with. Walking offers the easiest, least expensive way to work out for most people.

It has been shown that women who go from sedentary lifestyles to one, which includes moderate amounts of physical activity, derive the most health benefits from exercise. Stretching the back, neck and abdominal muscles before exercises can prevent sprained backs and necks. For most people, especially those who are very overweight, swimming is even better than walking.

Person should start by going to the pool twice a week for a gentle 15-minute swim. Gradual increases the length of the swimming and work rate while in the water. Aim to build up to about 30 minutes a day, or 45 minutes twice a week.

Exercise or Aerobic classes can be great fun. Moreover, many fitness centres offer a variety of fitness levels. Proper nutrition fro those who participate in endurance sports such as running, jogging and bicycling includes consuming large amounts of carbohydrates before an event or work out session.

A diet rich in carbohydrates increases the amount of glycogen stored in the muscles. It is also a good idea soon after a heavy work out. Foot pain can be prevented by gently stretching the Achilles tendon. Shin injury can be prevented with a slow warm up before and stretching following each workout.

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