Sports are not just for super athletes and you don’t need to be physically strong in order to exercise. Performing any kind of a physical movement or activity is an exercise. So swimming, dancing, playing football or tennis, racing a friend up a hill or skipping along the beach during the summer holidays all count. Any kind if physical activity can make you fit and healthy, especially if you do it on a daily basis. But If you are lazy and you sleep all the time, you won’t feel good in your mind or your body. However, if you use your muscles, your body will look better and you will feel better too!
So why do we need to exercise?
1) For a strong heart
The heart is a mass of strong muscles just as other muscles in our body. It’s performance improves when it’s regularly contested by exercise.It becomes stronger through regular physical exercise which results in heart beats becoming stronger and faster.
Strengthening the heart muscle avoids heart diseases and regular exercise lowers blood pressure so it can lower the stress in your heart as well. Exercises helps us to maintain a healthy weight ,reduces cholesterol and increases the HDL level.
Combined with a healthy diet, exercise lowers a person’s risk of developing coronary heart diseases. But if the exercises are irregular the heart beats will become unsteady and weak.Hence exercising on a daily basis is very essential for our heart.
2) To keep your arteries and veins clear
Your arteries and veins are the inner pathways of your body that provides you with vital blond and nutrients over a daily basis. If your arteries or veins becomes blocked or damaged you can be in a risk of developing heart attacks, strokes or any other heart diseases.
You can take care of your circulatory system by regular exercises as it,
• Reduces the amount of harmful LDL cholesterol ( the type that clogs your arteries ) and fats in your body.
• Increases the flexibility of the walls of the blood vessels and helps to lower blood pressure.
So exercising daily will be able to cut down a person’s risk for a heart attack or a stroke.
3) Improves your muscle strength
An exercise is any activity that makes your muscles work harder than usually. This increases your muscle strength, size, power and endurance. Exercising keeps your muscle strong, and joints, tendons and ligaments more flexible. It helps you to move more easily without any discomfort and to avoid injury. Strong muscles and ligaments reduce your risk of joint and lower back pain by keeping joints in proper structure.Exercise can also reduce your pain, help maintain muscle strength in affected joints and reduce joint stiffness. It also improves your co-ordination and balance. Abdominal and back muscle exercises may help you to reduce symptoms of muscular conditions in your back by strengthening the muscles around your spine.
4) Good for your bones