Another benefit Reduces blood pressure Normal 12080 Systolic Top number

Another benefit reduces blood pressure normal 12080

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Another benefit Reduces blood pressure Normal 120/80 Systolic - Top number-measures the pressure of the heart when the heart muscle contracts Diastolic -Bottom number—measures the pressure in the arteries between beats
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Still more benefits Protects cells from chemical damage by free radicals Promotes healthy balance of fats in blood Reduces inflammation Prevents obesity and type 2 diabetes Protection against osteoporosis Improved immune function with MODERATE exercise
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Psychological benefits Reduced anxiety Reduced depression Improved sleep
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And….. Enhanced self-esteem Enhanced creativity and intellectual functioning Improved work productivity Increased opportunities for social interaction
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In the brain Stimulates the release of chemicals such as: Endorphins which suppress fatigue, decrease pain, produce euphoria Other compounds which boosts energy, mood and attention Decreases the secretions of hormones triggered by emotional stress Homeostasis---balance
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Components of a Cardio Workout Warm up-- 5-10 minutes of lower intensity To increase muscle temperature…don’t stretch to improve flexibility at this time Endurance Conditioning Phase—should be in
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  • Fall '16
  • Rita Kinnell
  • heart rate, aerobic activity, aerobic workout

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