is activity in which the body continuously needs to take in additional oxygen to meet the increased demand of muscles.
The experts at the University of Vienna assessed that the effects of aerobic exercise
such as swimming, resistance exercise such as using gym weight machines and a combination of the two on blood sugar control, blood pressure and blood fats, the Daily Express reported.
reduces blood pressure and raises healthy HDL.
Both studies were 6 months long and randomized participants to 45-minute sessions of either a stretch-ing/toning program or aerobic exercise
, conducted four times a week.
The group which only took aerobic exercise
improved their capacity by 29%.
Participation in regular aerobic exercise
typically results in little or no gain in muscle mass, whereas moderately hard resistance exercise over months may increase muscle mass.
Of all the alternative therapies, dynamic aerobic exercise
had the highest level of evidence that it decreases blood pressure, along with the greatest potential for improving other cardiovascular health factors such as lipid levels and glucose levels.
Information on how much time the men spent working out in gyms and taking aerobic exercise
was collected from questionnaires.
He says the cannabinoids produced during aerobic exercise
, which give the feelings of a high, may be an evolutionary payoff for doing something hard and painful, that also helps humans survive better, be healthier, hunt better or have more offspring.
Previous interventional studies using aerobic exercise
of varying duration have not shown consistent effects on blood glucose control when assessed via HbA1c.
Nevertheless, only a limited number of studies have investigated the acute effects of a previous strength exercise bout on the physiological responses to aerobic exercise
(Bailey et al.
Regular aerobic exercise
brings remarkable changes to your body, your metabolism, your heart, and your spirits.