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Exercise and our Health

Written by Elvis Boniface

I am not a doctor but the fear of pot belly is the beginning of sleeping and waking from the gym. I was in the above situation.

Regular physical activity positively affects lipid metabolism and lipid profiles. Aerobic physical activities utilize the oxygen energy systems that require the mobilization and metabolism of the body’s fat storage. Exercise training helps the body manage cholesterol level more effectively. Cross-sectional comparison of lipid profiles in physical active and sedentary women suggest that physical fitness is inversely related to total cholesterol.

Exercise is important to the proper functioning of our body in many ways; exercise reduces body fat. Aerobic physical activities utilize the oxygen energy systems that require the mobilization and metabolism of the body’s fat storage.

Weight-resistance activities help stimulate muscular development, preventing significant losses of lean body tissue that generally occur during calorie-restricting diets. Exercise training helps the body manage cholesterol levels more effectively.

However, amid the importance of exercise, some factors are barriers to exercise, physical activity and changing needs.These include:

  • lack of time
  • cultural factors
  • social and environmental factors
  • psychological factors
  • history of previous injury
  • educational and economic factors.

In subsequent articles, I will elaborate on the above factors and how to surmount them. As you can see from my last two articles, am experiment with 200 character words count per article.

 

About the author

Elvis Boniface

Ordained Evangelist of the Education Ministry. Learning is my lifestyle, credo and religion. On a mission to disrupt and redirect Africa’s Education conversation using Technology and Media. We can do it. Open to discuss any Education initiative and idea. #peace

Speedy reach: +2348185787349 & elvis@edugist.org

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