A recent study by researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden links the practice of aerobic physical exercise to intelligence. Published in the December issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science s, researchers suggest that intelligence level is comparable to that of physical fitness.
How about enjoying the stimulus of the World Cup and doing a different training that has everything to do with to Africa? But it's not about soccer, we're talking about Afro dance, an unconventional dance class that promises to leave the body in shape. That's right, the dances, as well as exciting, are packed with typical songs and are a great option for those looking for something alternative to the monotony of the academy.
We are in a season of the year, very different characteristics, depending on the region of the country you live in. To the north and northeast, winter means rain with mild temperatures, while in the south, southeast and mid-west days are shorter, longer nights, cold and low humidity, which also increases pollution in large cities.
Anemia is the most popular bloodstream, after all, virtually everyone has had a case in the family or a friend with the problem. This change has multiple causes: there are cases determined by deficiency in the intake of iron and vitamins to the anemias associated with genetic changes such as sickle cell anemia, in which the blood cells lose their rounded shape and are shaped like a scythe.
How about getting in shape with a rhythm that is the face of summer? Axé burns 400 to 700 calories in one hour of class, improves motor coordination and relieves stress. Besides being an activity there for fun. "The advantage of axé for other types of dance is that some songs are very fast and then you end up burning more calories," explains Jean Patrick, Cia Athlética's fitness manager.
Dancing with a pair, in slow or fast pace, performing simple or complex steps with rollers or turns, is the best exercise of the world for many people. Ballroom dance teacher Lidiani Emmerich makes sure there is no clumsiness to stop someone from dancing. "If you're open, you'll find a way to learn." In addition to developing artistic skills, the specialist adds, the student still works both physically and psychologically.
Dancing is a delight and is good for the body. For those who want to lose a few pounds, gain flexibility and improve mood, do not think too much: just go out dancing. Clube Escola Jaguaré offers open practice of ballroom dancing aimed at the public over 15 years, always on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:00 p.
Basketball is a sport invented at the end of century, in the United States, as an "indoor" alternative to winter periods that make outdoor sports impossible. Agile and vibrant, he fell in favor with the practitioners and spread throughout the world. It did not take long to disembark in Brazil because of its practicality and because it is a court sport that does not require large areas, played indoors, such as in multi-gymnasiums.
Well-known and well-designed physical exercise is now the main factor in the prevention of various diseases such as obesity, hypertension, myocardial infarction, osteoporosis and diabetes. Even for those who have already developed such diseases, physical activity at some point in their evolution will be part of the treatment.
You do physical exercises to maintain health and, by carelessness, you are forced to drop your favorite activity. "Worried about reaching a stronger, more defined body, many students eventually forget about exercises to strengthen support and cushioning areas, such as the knees," he explains. Fabiana Pereira, from the sports consultancy TPM, in São Paulo.
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