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Why Regular exercise is important to a Person’s Health

Why Regular exercise is important to a Person’s Health

by: Dr. Meenu Verma
Sr. Physiotherapist

Regular exercise is very helpful to improve your quality of life as well as your health. It also helps to reduce the risk of developing several diseases like diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease. A minimum 30 minute of moderate intensity exercise each day will help to cope up the several diseases and improve health conditions.

Importance of Pre-Exercise Screening

Pre-exercise screening is very important for those persons who want to start a regular exercise programme.It is used to identify people with medical conditions that may put them at a higher risk of health problems during physical activity/ regular exercise.

Some Guidelines For Physical Activity/Regular Exercises

  • If you currently do no regular exercise, you can start by doing some exercises and then gradually build up this.
  • Be active. Force your body to be active.
  • Always start with low – moderate-high intensity exercise.
  • At least twice a week you should do muscles strengthening activities

Some Benefits of Regular Exercises

  • It helps to reduce a person’s risk of heart attacks.
  • Helps to lower blood cholesterol level.
  • Reduces high blood pressure level.
  • Exercise is helpful for reduction of inflammation.
  • Post-exercise you can have stronger bones, muscles and joints and these aspects lower the risk of osteoporosis.
  • Regular exercise training helps to maintain the ability of blood vessels to open and constrict.
  • Lower your risk of falls.
  • Manages a person’s weight better.
  • Walking half an hour most days of the week is all you need to lower the risk of colon cancer.
  • You feel more energetic and are in a better mood.
  • You feel more relaxed and sleep better every day with just 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise.
  • In general, people who are fit have less anxiety, depression and stress than people who are not active.

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