Increased Oxygen Levels
Exercise allows you to breathe in more oxygen into your lungs. In effect, more oxygen gets into your muscles, this is essential for fighting off toxins in your cells that hamper your overall healing process. If the chronic pain is caused by damages in your muscles, exercise should be good for you.
Increased Muscular Stamina
Exercise will greatly improve the strength and endurance of your muscles against diseases, fatigue and other types of impairment. Improved muscle quality will definitely reduce the chances of you experiencing chronic muscle pains.
Increased Endorphin Levels
Whenever you are in pain, your brain produces a natural painkiller that is intended to help you in your most trying times. If you want more of this natural painkilling agent, all you have to do is exercise. Exercise provokes your brain to release more endorphins in your system.
Increased Level Of Weight Control
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Since antiquity it has been considered by medical practitioners that one of the most effective means of losing weight is not by consuming scores f weight loss supplements and pills but rather by following a balanced diet and a rigorous exercise regimen. In fact physical fitness contributes immensely in ensuring a healthy body and a healthy mind as well. Anaerobic exercises are usually practiced by the athletes and sportspersons for aiding them in improving their performances and are effective measures to maintain a healthy body and retain perfect body weight. Anaerobic exercises are high intensity exercises and concentrate on the strengthening of the muscles and muscle tissues and therefore they reduce the accumulation of fats and aid loss of weight. However it is necessary to remember that unlike anaerobic exercises which can be carried on for longer durations of time, anaerobic exercises are of shorter time durations.
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Think about having a car with just an engine, sure the engine will go, but not too far without a transmission, drive train, etc. More simply, the body needs more than just protein to play important individual roles in proper recovery. It is well known that protein is recognized as the tissue builder in the body, but do not concentrate too heavily on one substance for its known attributes. The body also needs iron to have red blood cells carry adequate oxygen to tissues, phosphorus for energy transfer and storage, as well as many other micro- and macronutrients.
Protein is a very important food to consume while on an exercise regiment; however, most foods that we eat on a regular basis (post-exercise or not) contain sufficient protein. The key is to eat a heavier concentration of carbohydrates along with a good balance of most nutrients to promote optimal recovery.
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Why does this muscle loss take place as we age? Some of the reasons include:
- gender differences – Women start out with less muscle, so when they lose it, there are bigger consequences.
- diet changes – As we age, many of us eat less. And, in particular, we eat less protein.
- loss of nerve cells – In addition to losing brain cells as we age, we also lose motor nerve cells that send messages to our muscles.
- not enough muscle stimulating exercise – If we don’t do the right kind of physical activity regularly, our muscles start to deteriorate at the rate of over 10% per decade.
- slow down of muscle metabolism – Our ability to make muscle protein decreases as we age.
- genetic differences – Some people just have good genes.
And What Are the Consequences of This Muscle Loss?
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