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MUSCULOSKELETAL STRENGTH

MUSCULOSKELETAL STRENGTH Musculoskeletal system which is made by joining two systems of human body
(1)Muscular System (Muscles, Tendon and Fascia)                         (a)Voluntary Muscles – Skeletal Muscles.

(b)Involuntary Muscles – Smooth Cardiac Muscles.
(2)Skeletal System (Bones, Joints, Ligaments, and Cartilage) (a)Axial Skeleton - Skull, Vertebral column, Bony Thorax. (b)Appendicular Skeleton – Upper and Lower Limbs and their girdles.
Musculoskeletal strength means how strong you are,” The ability of muscle or group of muscles to apply maximum force or effort to lift heavy load/weight one time (1 RM, Repetition Maximum) without fatigue “and this is anaerobic work. The supreme reason for doing exercise especially resistance exercise is to make our self-fit, free from diseases, attractive and for increasing our quality of life and lifespan. To many research in the world indicates and advocate the profound impact of weight training on human being (for both genders) as a…
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MUSCULAR ENDURANCE

MUSCULAR ENDURANCE
There are two types of endurance training. (1)Aerobic Endurance.                       (2)Muscular Endurance.
Aerobic endurance, I have explained in the first component of physical fitness-CARDIO RESPIRATORY ENDURANCE, where we have understood clearly the importance of coordination between the circulatory system and respiratory system. To improve this segment (cardiorespiratory endurance), cross training pattern of exercise is much better than normal routine aerobic exercise on trade mill, upright bike, and recumbent bike etc..

Why dancing aerobics, Zumba dance, power yoga, triathlon, rock climbing and swimming has gained enormous popularity in few years because of the monotonous style of aerobic exercises on trade mill, rowing, cycling (up-right bike and recumbent bike). In modern fashion of doing aerobic exercises, we use our whole body in action or movement like flexion, extension, circumduction, abduction, and adduction, not only that body mo…

BENEFITS OF CARDIO RESPIRATORY ENDURANCE

CARDIO RESPIRATORY ENDURANCE Cardiovascular or cardio respiratory….confusion OK, I clear your doubt, Cardiovascular refers to the heart, blood and blood vessels and Cardio respiratory includes heart, lungs, blood and blood vessels. In simple words, Cardio means related to the heart, those activities which can’t complete without hearts contribution. The function of the heart is to supply blood to the working muscles (voluntary & involuntary) and vital organs of the body even at the time of rest-----Circulatory system of the body.



Respiratory means related to the lungs, those activities which can’t complete without lungs contribution. The function of the lungs is to mix oxygen into the deoxygenated blood and make it oxygenated blood-----Respiratory system of the body.


Endurance means the ability of the heart, lungs and blood vessels to deliver the adequate amount of oxygen and nutrients to the cell and working muscles during prolonged physical activity without fatigue.


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Importance of weight training for Women

Every woman wants to feel comfortable and happy with her appearance, what is the best way to feel confident in yourself and get the body you always dreamed of –WEIGHT TRAINING (1) A misconception in our society is widely spreading, that weight training makes a woman muscular and vascular but in reality, pumping weights will elevate your mood by secreting endorphins, Endorphins are neurotransmitters that subside pain, improve mood, fight against depression, reduce stress & anxiety. (2) Weight training increases BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate).An increased BMR helps in fat loss and trim inches from waist, hips, and thighs. It can transform your entire body composition through EXCESS POST EXERCISE OXYGEN CONSUMPTION EFFECT (EPOC) or AFTER BURN EFFECT. (3) After menopause, women are at a greater risk of developing osteoporosis due to the loss of calcium. Weight training increases bone density and workout can be the best defense against osteoporosis. (4) The day to day work in daily routin…

Your Body & Your Fitness

We can’t enjoy being overweight, tired and under constant stress A strong healthy heart and efficient lungs are the foundation of a fit and healthy lifestyle. The most basic measure of your fitness is the way your heart performs. The heart is a muscular organ whose contraction pumps blood to the whole body and deliver the oxygen. Defining fitness is more problematic, there are many different kinds of fitness, A physician may define it as the absence of disease. An athlete may rate fitness according to the amount of musculature developed. Other individuals  perceive fitness as  the ability to perform certain sports skills or the body’s strength,stamina,endurance and flexibility, but the most comprehensive definition has been given by the American medical association, which defines physical fitness as the general capacity to adopt and respond favorably to physical effort, in simple words a person who is capable of doing his daily work safely and efficiently without being overly fatig…

NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS VS NATURAL FOOD

“No supplements in the world will add muscle if the proper training stimulus is not present” If such a supplements exist in the world than muscle gain becomes easier to everyone without training hard and doing painstaking labor in the gym. Our body needs raw material for growth like stimulating chemical process involved in the breakdown, absorption, and assimilation of nutrients. Our digestive system is designed as real food processing unit and some glands like liver, pancreas participate in this process through producing their juices to break complex chemical structure of food into simplest form and some acids and enzymes in the jejunum stimulates the production of hormones required for the absorption of nutrients, without food these processes are interrupted and the proper assimilation of nutrients hindered. Starchy carbohydrates contain a special complex sugar called “oligosaccharides” protects our gastrointestinal tract from colonizing of dangerous and sometimes deadly bacteria s…

Importance of eating five to six meals every day

After about 3 hours without eating, blood sugar level begins to fall from its normal range and after 4 hours, body has digested whatever we eat earlier and after 5 hours body goes into starvation mode and symptoms are a headache, mood changes, fatigue, dizziness, blurry vision, confusion, dilated pupil, tremor, lack of concentration, nervousness, fast heartbeat and feeling anxious and at the same time simultaneously body’s storing mode switch is on, in this condition whatever we eat good or bad a new conflict arises in the body between to convert food into energy or to store for future starvation, in this situation a very limited food converts into energy instead of complete food and a big part of food stores into fat cells and we notice that we over consume foodstuff in this situation, so never starve your body, that is why breakfast is so important after 7-8 hours of sleep without food and eat small frequent meals throughout the day for steady supply of nutrients  to your brain and …