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About the dangers of physical activity


Since childhood we have all been taught that sports are the best friends a strong and healthy body. Sometimes to exercise equaled and physical work. It is, in the opinion of many, develops muscles and thereby makes the person healthy and fit. However, it is not. Physical work rather leads to a disproportionate development of muscle groups, and health from it only worsens. And the benefits of sports, some researchers have questioned.

Who is working, who is not involved in charging

Many of those who perform heavy physical work, believe that play sports they don’t have — load in the workplace allows you to keep yourself in good shape. As found last year, the Croatian issledovatel, it is not.

The fact is that in most cases physical strain at work, unlike exercise, not selected according to the volume, intensity and duration. That is, those who believe that doing exercises at work only to stand, walk, lift weights or use your hands. As a result they have well-developed muscles of the hands, but the rest of the muscles might even be in worse condition than those who work in the office and not involved in sports.

In a study of Croatian scientists participated men aged 20 to 60 years, divided into two groups, distinguished by the intensity of stress in the workplace. To check the strength and elasticity of the muscles of the experiment participants were invited a few exercises and only one of them — the compression of the fingers — those who did hard work, has shown greater muscle strength.

In other exercises, particularly showing the elasticity of muscles and ligaments, office workers who never played sports, was far ahead. These results suggest that although physical activity at work, you must perform a set of exercises, making the load on all the muscles evenly.

Physical work is certainly better tolerated by young people. Moreover, under the age of 35 years, it may prove to be useful. But people over middle age may be contraindicated even sports.

Stay on the couch — the best charging

In some cases, physical exercise, certainly useful. In addition, they help to fight obesity, physical activity reduces the risk of atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases, and impotence, and ulcers .

However, in some cases, the path to longevity may not lie through the gyms, exhausting races and bathing in cold water. For many people the best simulator that provides health for many years, may become favorite sofa, best exercise — day dream, and the best motivation to «classes» — simple healthy laziness.

To such absurd at first glance, the conclusions reached by the German Professor Peter AXT. In his book «the Joy of laziness», which was released a few years ago, he encourages readers to just spend my free time enjoying doing nothing. In his opinion, the people who through the power get to the gym in order to surrender it brings no joy to the lesson, or they hurt themselves. But too lazy, in addition, provides a good protection against stress.

Professor AXT does not deny people the right to physical exercise. In his view, well kept in shape easy walk, but nothing more. This applies primarily to older people that should carefully monitor energy expenditure. Studies have shown that people over 50 who are into Jogging, spend it the energy that is absolutely necessary for other purposes. They have, according to Acsta, you may experience memory loss and accelerated aging.

The conclusions of Professor to some extent agree and other professionals. According to them, physical exercise should be individualized and should be part of the lifestyle. If a person is forced every time to make the violence just to get to the gym, he should look for other exercises that will bring joy and satisfaction. Twenty minutes of physical exercise three times a week — is already a good level of burden for man, not thirsty sporting achievements.

We should not forget that health is determined by the experts of the world health organization (who) as a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or defects. This really is an urgent need for a slim figure, athletic body aligned, powerful, bulging muscles, if they belong izdergannoy nervous subject who is constantly in conflict with relatives, friends and neighbors?

What hurts the athletes?

When it is not about exercising, but about serious athletic achievements, the body, like any production facility, wear out. It’s not just about injuries — they even created a separate branch in cyto — but also of chronic diseases.

For those who professionally are engaged in ballet — but it can also be considered by the sport — characterized by growths on the bones of the foot. Weightlifters suffer from diseases of the spine. The players, in addition to injuries of ligaments, get disease of the joints. This list can be continued.

The goal of this article was to make readers to abandon exercise: a sedentary lifestyle is more harmful. However, in exercise, as in so much else, an important measure.