The three components of fitness

Many people do some type of exercise on a regular basis. Yet they usually don’t do a complete workout that will challenge all areas of their bodies. Some really enjoy cardio exercise such as jogging, biking, and/or swimming. Others like weight training and challenging their muscles so they’ll stick to the weights and dumbbells possibly at the gym. Yet others enjoy flexibility and stretching exercises such as yoga.

Although we can and should do the physical activities that we love to do, it is highly recommended to do a full fitness routine that will challenge all areas of our bodies. A complete fitness routine includes cardiovascular, or cardio-respiratory (heart and lungs), strength training (muscles), and flexibility (joints, tendons, and smaller parts).

A well-rounded workout routine does not neglected all areas of the human body. Cardiovascular exercises challenges and strengthens the heart and lungs which deliver blood and oxygen to the working muscles and gets rid of waste products such as carbon dioxide. Working your muscles such as when lifting weights and doing toning exercises help to develop strong muscles.

Strong muscles help in your cardio and flexibility workouts as muscles support everything you do including when you’re sitting in a chair. I.e., strong abdominal muscles (or your core) help you to sit tall and erect. Finally, flexibility exercises such as yoga and stretching keeps your joints limber so that you can perform the cardio and strength training exercises.

Tight joints and muscles will keep your range of motion limited which reduces your ability of doing exercises and even daily physical activities properly. Also, without adding flexibility to your workout routine, the small body parts such as joints and smaller muscle groups won’t be strengthened and flexible and thus will not be able to help you with the larger movements and workouts.

So be sure to have a full workout routine that includes cardio, strength training, and flexibility.


About Stephane Manos

Stephane Manos has developed several online companies. While working as an online entrepreneur, he fell in love with the sales aspect and recruited some of the best clients and affiliates the companies have ever had. The fun, he found was in building the connections and relationships. One of Stephane's top qualities is being able to motivate. He found a passion in motivating others which in return motivated him. Happy colleagues and clients would send word-of-mouth referrals and increase traffic to his online businesses. Teamwork is something that Stephane promotes. The focus is not on self or individuals but in working as a team to reach the same goals. It is his role as a leader to lead the team by example. Currently, his interest is in real estate investments and financial investments. He is now looking into emerging markets such as the Middle East. He also believes some of the better deals can be found in certain parts of the United States. Many distressed buyers are looking to liquidate. Developing new online businesses, purchasing commercial and residential real estate, and developing rentals has led him to travel around the world. Stephane Manos contributes a portion of his time and earnings to charitable associations and philanthropic groups. His charities are: -Children's Telethon -AHEPA brotherhood and Shriners -REVIVRE Bipolar Support Assocation
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