October 16, 2006

Exercise your choice

There are many simple exercises that can keep you in fine fettle. Exercise improves blood circulation as body areas are stressed. Regular exercise will actually develop tiny blood vessels to deliver extra oxygen to the body and remove wastes materials. Muscles trained by exercise develop into greater stores of energy. As muscles grow larger and stronger, lung function improves and heart turns healthier.

Somehow, one must try to fit exercise of some sort in one’s daily routine. Forget the car for short trips and walk whenever you can, stretch when you reach for something on the shelf. Skip elevators (lifts) whenever you can and walk up and down the staircase.

Park your car a few blocks away from your destination, walk the rest of the distance, Do the same for the bus or train. Get off one stop before your destination. Whenever you get a chance stand rather than sit.

Do not be a couch potato- be always on the move, if you want to remain young and healthy.
(To be continued…)
Category: Exercises, Yoga, Pranayam

See also: Benefits of walking / Facial exercises for a youthful look-1 / Facial exercises for a youthful look-2 / Simple tips for sitting/ Exercise for the homemaker/ pranayama-breathing exercises


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  1. Dr Annant12:12 PM

    Instead of driving, bicycle.
    Instead of motor boating, sail or kayak.
    Instead of taking the elevator, use the stairs.
    Instead of down-hill skiing, cross-country ski
    Exercise leads to a healthy world.

  2. Dr Rajesh12:24 PM

    Exercise creates favorable immune changes, including improvements in the killer T-cell function and improved immune system surveillance, which is the body's ability to detect and defend against pathogens. This improvement is triggered every time you exercise and lasts for one to three hours after the activity.

  3. Ahalya12:26 PM

    Pilates... yoga... aerobics... stairmaster... treadmill... jogging... water aerobics -- the list of exercise options goes on and on.

  4. Surajrani3:05 PM

    I keep slipping up as well. Need to get the motivation in. Hope you find yours!

  5. Smriti9:27 AM

    Stretching can help to prevent an injury by promoting recovery and decreasing soreness and ensures that your muscles and tendons are in good working order. The more conditioned your muscles and tendons are, the better they can handle the rigors of sport and exercise, and the less likely that they’ll become injured. Stretching comes naturally to all of us.

  6. Maithili8:49 AM

    Regular exercise - walking, running, bicycling, engaging in sports - will have a great impact on one’s skin complexion. Increased blood flow will bring in that extra warmth and glow to otherwise dull skin complexion.
    Exercise will not only help you maintain optimum skin tone and texture, but it will also make you full of energy and freshness and a general feeling of well being. Exercise is also a great stress reliever.

  7. Yoga Guru9:35 AM

    A Regular Exercise Routine Results In:
    • Healthier stronger bones
    • An increased metabolic rate
    • Better control of your weight
    • Better blood sugar levels
    • Enhanced immunity
    • A healthier heart, and
    • A much more positive outlook…

  8. Dr Balakrishna10:14 AM

    Exercise help a lot, it boots our immune system, burn those ugly body fat and of course helps to fight aging.
    When performing an exercise avoid having sweat shirt dry into your body, it can cause pneumonia and complications.


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