Doctors are always saying exercise, get fit, but don�t give us many realistic options. Going to the gym can be difficult, especially if you are short on time.
Exercising at home can be a real pain, as well. You might be limited for space, tripping over kids � and although no one talks about it, do you want your significant other watching you sweat and gasp for air as you struggle through one of those insane workouts?
They say walking is good, but if you are in a neighborhood that doesn�t have sidewalks or it is too hot outside. Just how likely are you to get up and do it? Now suppose you could get all your exercising done in 7 minutes. Would you do it? Is it even possible?
Nowhere are there heavy weights or fancy equipment, just a wall, a chair, and the person�s body weight. Say hello to high-intensity interval training- it�s about to change your world!
This 7-minute workout is the equivalent of a serious weight training session and long run but without the weights or the running. That isn�t to say it is easy though. It requires a great deal of effort.
There�s a lot packed into those 7 minutes. It provides many of the benefits that are achieved by disciplined, long term endurance training; it just skips over the long-term part.
Make no mistake though, short does not mean it is easy � or pleasant. In fact, it may be one of the longer 7 minutes of your life.
The good news is, it�s over in 7 minutes. That�s a little more than 5 but less than 10.
It�s worth it though when you look at the numerous health benefits that exercise provides. Plus, it�s great for people who are super busy and can�t seem to squeeze a workout into their schedules. Say hello to no more excuses!
The Science Behind the 7
These 12 exercises were not chosen at random. The reason it works is rooted in some pretty deep science. When you exercise for even a few minutes and are operating at or near your maximum capacity (that means you are working very hard), it causes your muscles to experience molecular changes that are much like those that occur after several hours of riding a bike or running.
Interval training takes it a step farther. You engage in incredibly intense activity, then you have a brief recovery period, then back to a high-intensity exercise. That is the basis of this workout.
Each exercise should be done for about 30 seconds with a 10 second recovery period – but there�s a twist that ups the effectiveness even more. The exercises are arranged so that they engage the large muscles in the upper body, then in the lower body.
This alternating focus on muscle groups is essential because while the lower body is working like crazy, the upper body can be catching its breath. This makes for a much more efficient workout, but it is also why the order of the exercises is critical.
The exercises are intense but are movements that just about anyone can do. Many can also be adapted for people at different fitness levels. If you are looking for a great workout that will work for you but won�t eat up a lot of your time, you just might have found it.
7 Ways:Chiropractic�traditionally is considered by many to be a treatment for adults. However, research shows that the treatment can be very beneficial for children. It can make birth easier and help give babies a healthy start in life. Young children can benefit from many of the childhood conditions that chiropractic helps treat. If you haven�t thought about chiropractic are for your child, take a look at these benefits of treatment; bet you�ll be convinced.
7 Ways Chiropractic Benefits Children
Promotes Optimal Health & Wellness
A properly aligned spine promotes good posture which promotes better health. However, it doesn�t stop there. When the spine is properly aligned the neural pathways are clear, allowing the central nervous system to function as it should. Additionally, the whole body approach that chiropractic takes helps provide a good foundation for healthy eating and regular exercise in children.
Helps Treat Asthma, Colic & Other Childhood Issues
There are numerous studies that show chiropractic is a viable treatment option for a variety of childhood conditions and illnesses. Chiropractic for asthma has long been discussed and is being embraced by more and more parents as well as the medical community as people are seeing first hand that it really works. There have also been studies that show chiropractic for colic is a very effective remedy, particularly for chronic colic in babies.
Helps Treat Birth Trauma
Birth trauma occurs more often than many people realize. It is typically only recognized or acknowledged when it is significant and causes severe damage or distortions. Some experts regard it as an underpublicized problem which means it is an undertreated problem.
Some studies show that using chiropractic to treat birth trauma can be very beneficial for the child. It addresses musculoskeletal injuries as well as problems with the brain stem and spinal cord caused by birth trauma.
A flu epidemic in 1917 and 1918 was killing people � but the chiropractic patients were coming out much better than those who did not receive chiropractic treatments. They had a 5% death rate while those who were under chiropractic care had a .25% death rate. That is significant.
Regular chiropractic care can help boost immunity in children and adults. The spine plays a major part in health and the immune system. The body is better able to fight off infection, and if that isn�t enough to convince you it is also very effective in treating allergies.
Chiropractic does not �treat� ADHD/ADD but its positive effects on children who have been diagnosed with this condition has been documented in several studies. There have also been findings that suggest chiropractic may be more effective than medication.
Children who undergo chiropractic for ADHD have exhibited improvement in behavior and parental ratings of the child�s hyperactivity have also improved.
The birthing process can be very difficult on a baby, particularly when the baby is large or has large shoulders and traction is required to birth the child. Chiropractic care can help realign the baby�s spine so they are more comfortable during feeding and have better flexibility.
Decrease Risk Of Injury
The bones of babies and toddlers are more flexible than adult bones but they can still sustain injury. Regular chiropractic care helps keep the ligaments and joints supple which, in turn, helps prevent injury. This is particularly beneficial once the child becomes more mobile and begins turning over, sitting up, crawling, pulling up, and walking. It can help the child transition to each of these phases much easier and smoother.
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