Develop and/or improve your range of movement in a joint or series of joints through stretching with the help of a partner or a piece of equipment. Quality of life is considerably enhanced by improving and maintaining a good range of motion in the joints.
Through a series of low to high intensity exercise workouts combined with rest or relief periods, specific factors such as improved short term intensity of effort can be developed. This type of training is prominent in many sports related training programs specifically with runners and crossfit training.
Exercise and diet are the two most effective methods of weight loss available. Cardio vascular exercise can burn calories and have immediate results for weight loss. Strength training can burn calories while training and the increased muscle mass continues to burn calories long after the workout. Simply put, exercise is the best weight loss tool available.
Any rehabilitation program is designed to restore the body to pre-injury or pre-illness levels or at least improved condition, operation or capacity. Physical rehabilitation is restoring condition to a physical movement through exercise. Injuries and atrophy can lead to the need for controlled exercise movements to rehabilitate the body.
Through the process of using resistance to improve muscle and tendon strength, strength training can provide significant improvements to health and overall quality of life. Benefits include increasing bone, muscle, tendon, and ligament strength. Strength training can also improve cardiac function, help with weight loss and elevate good cholesterol.
Regular exercise is a proven stress reliever. Exercise increases your overall health and your sense of well being, giving you more self confidence. This self confidence can lower the symptoms of mild depression and anxiety. Along with this indirect impact, physical activity also increases your brain's endorphin production making you feel better immediately.