Benefits of Exercise, Different Types of Exercises, How Does Exercise Benefit The Body And Keeps It Fit

The right type and amount of exercise is the key to long and healthy life. Exercise helps to maintain healthy body weight, improves blood circulation and reduces stress. Exercising is beneficial in reducing belly fat accumulation and clear out debris from the body cells.

Benefits of Exercise, Different Types of Exercises, How Does Exercise Benefit The Body And Keeps It Fit

Our body is designed to move through a complicated interlocked chemical and nervous pathway. The more we use our body the more powerful the various systems in our body will become. When the body is not used adequately, then these systems gradually become weak and eventually start to malfunction. Exercise is a magic tablet which helps in maintaining overall health and fitness.

Right type of exercise is the single solution to many health hazards; people of almost all age group or physically and medically challenged can get relief from exercise and physical activity. So make exercise one of the essential parts of your life until it becomes a habit.

Different Types Of Exercises

  • Aerobics
  • Body weight training.
  • Strength training.
  • Swimming.
  • Running.
  • Yoga.
  • Exercise in dance form.
  • Cycling.

One can pick any form of exercise according to your interest so that the workout does not become boring. If you enjoy the workout only then you will able to perform it regularly. Regular exercise enhances the body system and is also helpful in holding the clock of life. Initially the exercise regime should be light and gradual afterwards you can take pace and expand the span of workout. As our body needs food to get energy, our body system also needs workout to function in proper order.

How Does Exercise Benefit The Body And Keeps It Fit

Breathing exercise maximizes the amount of oxygen in blood. The heart starts beating faster, which increases blood flow to muscles and back to your lungs. The small blood vessels (capillaries) get widened to deliver more oxygen to muscles and carry away waste products such as carbon dioxide and lactic acid.

Some of the health benefits of regular exercise are decreased risk of various chronic diseases like coronary heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and cancer. It also improves mental health and enhances the physical functioning.

Fitness benefits include increase in muscle strength, greater flexibility, and improvement in body composition and heart and lung capacity.

There are different types of exercises: Group aerobics, weightlifting, water aerobics, running, yoga, dance, and Zumba. The question is which one is the best? In fact, they all are good. Any exercise done diligently leads to body enhancement.

By any type of physical activity, body’s metabolism will increase. Metabolism is the chemical process that makes up an entire range of biological processes which happen internally, including the breakdown of foods you eat, along with taking the foods and transforming them into energy.

Now that you have read about the importance and benefits of exercising, select the form of exercise that best suits you and get on to the road of healthy life.

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Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA Pain Assist Inc. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:December 20, 2018

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