Sweat It Out
Are you under forty or just over it? You have no health problems and would like to keep it that way? You need a fitness programme that is a mix of three types of exercises - Aerobic or Cardiovascular, Strength Training or Muscular Fitness and Stretches. Ideally, you should work out for an hour thrice a week.Updated: Apr 21, 2003 20:02 IST
Are you under forty or just over it? You have no health problems and would like to keep it that way? You need a fitness programme that is a mix of three types of exercises.
Aerobic or Cardiovascular.
Strength Training or Muscular Fitness.
Ideally, you should work out for an hour thrice a week. After a warm up you can do twenty minutes of cardiovascular exercises, twenty minutes of strength exercises, stretch exercises for ten minutes and then warm down. Alternatively, you can try aerobic exercises on one day, strength on one day and stretches on another. And keep rotating the three each week.
Here is an overview of the three types of fitness exercises.
-1-3 RM weights
Football, basketball etc.,
First Published: Apr 19, 2003 20:50 IST