SEDENTARY TO ATHLETE IN 7 STEPS
60% of the world population is sedentary and diseases that claim many lives each year could be prevented with good habits, like running. An expert trainer tell us what needs to say goodbye to a boring and stressful routine.
Just ask us for 30 minutes a day. Less than we spend in front of computers or TV. Four times less than it does a movie, the same as does the chapter of our favorite comedy series, double the time you spend eating breakfast or bathing you.
30 minutes is what health experts say we should devote a day to perform physical activity. But we blame the lack of time, lack of discipline for any as simple as brisk walking activity.
And so, 60 percent of the world population does not need to move, according to figures from the World Health Organization, WHO. The main causes in cities with larger populations are poor air quality, traffic density, overcrowding, lack of sidewalks, parks and sports and recreational facilities. And the population at risk are all young people, women, children and elderly.
This lack of activity is one of the factors for diseases such as breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes cases, among others as …
1 The risk of hypertension
2 Heart Diseases
7 Lack of energy
9 Bone problems
However, if you do some of that completely sedentary population, start doing physical activity goes beyond putting on a pair of sneakers and start running, then do it without a guide is also reason to have health problems.
The athlete and coach with Us Run team, Chela Guzman, advises the following points to keep in mind, to stop being sedentary and joining the trend of creating a fitness routine into your life:
1 realizarte a medical checkup.
2 According to the results of that assessment, advise a coach to guide your activity time and intensity, according to your requirements and conditions.
3 That coach should guide you on three fundamental aspects: how warm, how to exercise and how to stretch.
4 In addition, they must learn basic principles of exercise, such as continuity. Not jogging because.
5 The key is not just jogging, but to strengthen the muscles and bones to have less impact and less risk of injury.
6 Running without counseling may initially generate increased energy, weight loss perhaps, but in the future may be reflected in musculoskeletal injuries.
7 Running does not mean go out every day to jog. You have to alternate it with ejercicios building, but also breaks the body needs. Create a routine of running one day build another, another rest and start again, you can help maintain balance.