WHY WARMING UP IS IMPORTANT?
It has been proven by science that warming up helps lessen injuries and aid recovery.
Purpose of Warm-up is to Gradually Raise:
- The Heart Rate
- Blood Pressure
- Oxygen Consumption
- Elasticity and Heat of the Active Muscles
- Release Adrenaline
- Increase Dilation of Blood Vessels
- Enable Oxygen in the Blood to Travel at a Greater Speed
- Increase the Production of Synovial Fluid in the Joints
- This reduces friction in the joints which allows a more efficient movement
- Increase the Speed of Muscle Contractions
- Increase the Induction of Nerve Impulses
Warm-ups will also help psychologically by preparing us for the task at hand and getting us involved in the process.
WHY COOLING DOWN IS IMPORTANT?
The main goal of a cool down is to decrease the heart rate.
Cooldowns Help Prevent:
- Blood Pooling*
After your workout, your body will be at it’s warmest point, giving you the ultimate opportunity to increase flexibility. Cooldowns also help provide sufficient circulation to the heart, brain and muscles.
Recovery routines and procedures are vital for avoiding and preventing injuries. If someone begins a workout without being fully recovered from the their previous workout then they are at risk of injury. If you are fully warmed up and things aren’t going right then it is often better to cool down and rest, rather than push through in a compromised state.
* When exercising your heart is pumping large amounts of blood to the working areas to provide them with the right amount of oxygen, nutrients, etc. When the oxygen and nutrients are used up, the force of the contracting muscles pushes the blood back to the heart be re-oxygenated. But, if you stop exercising and don’t keep moving, the force of the contracting muscles stop too, which then stops pushing the blood back to the heart - blood pooling. This causes the waste products like lactic acid to stay in the muscle and reduces oxygen from getting to the brain which leads to dizziness and even fainting. This is why it is so important to keep moving after any form of exercise. Doing a cool-down after your run is a great way to prevent blood pooling.
a long time ago, i messaged you once and told you i was suicidal. you wrote me a poem. it's been a year or so now, i'm happy. i'm alive. thank you. i hope you are happy too <3
THIS JUST WARMED MY DAMN HEART!!!!!
Who doesn’t love #transformationtuesday ??? Since my left arm is still bothering me from Sunday… I decided to do a progress photo.
2011 vs 2014
I still wear this shirt even though it’s huge. It’s comfy and almost every time I’m remedied how far I’ve come on this slow #weightloss journey.
#weightloss #fitness #fitblr #motivation #transformation #inspiration #plaid #fitspiration #weight #fatloss
Amazing transformation! This lady is so inspiring to me.
I want you to imagine a ten year old version of yourself sitting right there on this couch. Now this is the little girl who first believed that she was fat, and ugly, and an embarrassment.
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This scene broke my heart
WHAT IS THIS FROM
My Mad Fat Diary
I want to follow more people who haven’t reached their goals yet but who are working hard to get there. Also feel free to shoot me a message and we can motivate each other. We can get there together!
This is what pisses me off about Tumblr. You all say you’re so accepting and you don’t want to offend anyone, but then thousands of people reblog something like this because Christians aren’t the minority. You wouldn’t want to offend a Muslim, and if this were offensive to them or another minority, there’d be so many comments about it. But everyone is completely fine with offending a non minority. “You’re not oppressed, you can’t talk!” You know what? I’m a Christian and this offends me and my faith, but nobody’s going to care about that because I’m not oppressed. Tumblr is hypocritical and that needs to stop.
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Oh my precious lambs:
Examine why you are being offended. Because this is literally how a sunset works. There is not room for debate on this question. There is less room for debate on this than there is on just about any other thing. We are not reblogging because Christians aren’t the minority, dear ones. We are reblogging because after the debate a few days ago, creationists were given the opportunity to pose a question for non-creationists. One of these questions was:
"How can you explain a sunset if their is no god?" (sp.)
Questions, we assume, are posed so that someone might answer them. And yes, there is an answer of how exactly one can explain a sunset given the absence of a divine force. Now, you can certainly posit that God is the creator of all things and so all things came from him including the sun and light refraction and anthrax and kittens and famine and all that jazz.
But you don’t get to deny that THIS IS HOW A SUNSET WORKS, and of the necessary elements of this equation (Sun + Atmosphere + Angle = Sunset), God is not one of them. That’s because everything else is an observable phenomenon, and God is not. You can explain a sunset without God. You can go ahead and believe that God’s part of it all. That’s cool. Lots of people believe stuff like that, and I encourage you to delve into the ways that people make science and their faith jive. But if you are offended by being shown the basic scientific principals behind a sunset, you must be offended by damn near everything. And that seems exhausting.
People getting butthurt over science, fucking love it.
"Stop teaching science, it offends me"
Over the last couple of days quite a few of us bloggers decided to try this challenge together. :D
Let’s all rock this 90 (89 now?) Days OUT!!!
<b>HERE ARE THE BLOGGERS PARTICIPATING:</b> (please add yourself if you want to start as well - we are on day 2)
• and me
Anyone like to join in on the FMLS90 Day Challenge?? Courtesy of John @ fatmaninalittlesuit ?
beauty is in the eye of the berries :)
If the worse thing about someone is that they are a “fatty”, then they’re living a damn good life.
And listen here: you’re a piece of shit for bringing people down to a level where their only worth is defined by their size.
So please, gtfo my blog.
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