Cardiovascular and Aerobic Exercise
Aerobic and cardiovascular (sometimes referred to as "cardio") exercises help to pump fresh blood to your heart and muscles while strengthening them. Types of cardio exercises include aerobic exercises such as Zumba, and also cycling, running, jogging, walking, swimming and dancing.
Benefit 1: Exercise can make you happier and feel better about yourself!
Exercise and physical activity can help boost your self esteem and make you feel comfortable in your own skin. It can also help with depression, anxiety, stress and general well being.
Benefit 2: Exercise helps you to lose and maintain your weight
Inactivity and lack of exercise can lead to weight gain, obesity and depression.
Benefit 3: Physical activity can lower blood pressure, cholesterol and risks of heart attacksand strokes.
A healthy blood pressure and cholesterol are necessary for the health of your cardiovascular system, which includes your heart and lungs. A healthy heart and lungs ensures good health
Benefit 4: Reduces your risk of diabetes and other health problems
Diabetes can lead to serious health complications, and also other health problems that exercise may help prevent.
Benefit 5: Makes your bones and muscles stronger and healthier
Healthy bones and muscles are important for your physical help. Strong bones and muscles can prevent strains and tension while strengthening your bones.
Benefit 6: Improves your chances of living a longer, healthier and happier life
Exercise and physical activity can improve your health, thus
Strength or Flexibility Exercises
These exercises help to improve the flexibility of your body and muscles while preventing injury. This is what happens when you stretch and prepare your body for exercise.