Obesity|the role of physical activity.(3)

Physical activity: A most for good health.

Besides Eating a healthy diet, nothing is more important to keeping weight In check and staying healthy than regular physical activity,if there ever were any magic formula for good health and weight control, physical activity would be it.

One hour or more of daily moderate-level exercise may help normal-weight women beat the bulge as suggested in a study published in the journal of the American Medical Association.

But in case you are overweight or obese you may need to combine regular exercise with calorie restriction to prevent weight gain.

🔹 Physical activity: what should I expect ?

During a moderate level activity you should breathe harder and find it more difficult to talk, but you should be able to carry on a conversation,if you are just beginning an exercise program, slowly work up to moving at a moderate intensity pace.

🔹Most popular activity.

🔸 Jogging.

🔸 Running.

🔸 Bicycling.

🔸 Walking or hiking.

🔸 Aerobic exercise.

🔸 Dancing.

🔸 Using exercise machines.

🔸Yoga, stretching or toning.

🔸Lap swimming.

Talk to your doctor before starting an exercise program.

🔹How much activity do i need ?

How much activity is recommended depend on weather you are a child or an adult and what your very goals are :

🔸For good health

🔸Or for weight lost.

There is a lot of ways to get moving, choose the activities you can enjoy.

It is equally important to note that in addition to staying Active, it’s important for all age group to minimize their sitting time most especially time spend Watching television.at this period most people eat unconsciously especially if weight control happens to be your target.

🔹 Physical activity recommendation for adult.

🔸For weight control.

One hour a day of Moderate to vigorous activity,this activity can be pieced together from short burst of 10 minute or more.

🔸For good health.

2.5 hours a week of Moderate activity such as brisk walking,slow bike riding or 1.25 hours a week of vigorous activity such as running and fast bike riding.

🔹 Physical activity recommendation for children.

🔸 Muscle strengthening and bone strengthening activities at Least 3 days a week.

🔸At least 1 hour a day of Moderate to vigorous activity each day, which can be pieced together from short burst of 10 minute or more.

The key to these recommendations is that all activities should be age appropriate and fun to keep the kids moving and breathing at an increased rate.

Until we meet again in the concluding part,eat healthy to stay healthy.

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