Yes, I believe my cardiovascular routine is improving my fitness. Immune cell functions are impaired following acute sessions of prolonged, high-intensity exercise, and some studies have found that athletes are at a higher risk for infections.
Persons who remain sedentary have the highest risk for all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality. There has been a recent increase in the popularity of fitness activities as hobbies.
Some studies indicate that exercise may increase life expectancy and the overall quality of life. While one set of joints and muscles may have the tolerance to withstand multiple marathonsanother body may be damaged by 20 minutes of light jogging.
Why Jogging? Unaccustomed overexertion of muscles leads to rhabdomyolysis damage to muscle most often seen in new army recruits. The Cochrane Collaboration review on physical exercise for depression noted that, based upon limited evidence, it is more effective than a control intervention and comparable to psychological or antidepressant drug therapies.
I checked my heart rate level frequently to ensure that I was using my heart efficiently. Identify each factor and how it works to improve your health. Athletes may have slightly elevated natural killer cell count and cytolytic action, but these are unlikely to be clinically significant.
Particularly, for athletes, the goal of training is to push performance capacity to its upper limit, however, there is a small threshold between peak performance and overtraining. There are multiple models but one case study consists of the stages: salience, euphoria, tolerance, withdrawal, conflict, and relapse.