3rd Feb 2012

Future fit - General health concerns

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Before starting any regime you must take into consideration your overall level of fitness and any general health conditions which need to be considered.

Cardio-vascular issues

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Reduced heart rate and stroke volume reducing overall cardiac output
  • Respiratory system
  • Increased shortness of breath on exertion
  • Reduced total lung capacity
  • Reduced maximal volume of air exhaled
  • Effects of smoking


Musculo-skeletal issues

  • Arthritis
  • Degenerative joint problems
  • Loss of muscle bulk and muscle strength
  • Risk of osteoporosis


Other serious health risks

  • Obesity
  • Mature-onset diabetes
  • Cancer-related illness
  • Depression


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