Top Seven Tips for Keeping your Muscles Healthy
Before you change your exercise or health routine speak to your primary care giver or physician. Be Safe!
1) Warm Up:
A proper warm up helps you get motivated and preps the body and prevents injury.
Heating up your muscles during warmup helps increase core body temperature.
Helps with efficient calorie burning.
Warming up increases muscle flexibility, elasticity and helps muscles contract easier.
With a simple warmup you get your heart pumping sending rich oxygen to your muscles.
Warming up also helps gets your breathing ready for your activity.
Don’t Forget To Warm Up
With just simply swinging your arms or lifting your legs to warm up before your workout can offer many health benefits.
Cooling down after your workout or activity allows for a gradual recovery and allows heart rate to return to normal after vigorous activity.
Cooling helps resting heart rate to normal baseline and blood pressure normalization to avoid fainting, dizziness and cramps.
COOLING DOWN IS IMPORTANT
The next time you are going to workout remember to take care of your muscle health because its vital.
Keep your body in check and give your body proper recovery to prevent muscle injury.
To ensure muscle health stretching is important. Keep in mind stretching can also cause injury if you overstretch, learn proper stretches from a professional.
KNOW WHAT MUSCLE GROUPS TO STRETCH
Adding stretches into your workout schedule will help you improve muscle and joint flexibility, reduce muscle tightness, and make workouts more efficient and safe foe your muscle health.
Micronutrients foods are vital with high protein, healthy fats, eggs, salmon and plant based protein. See your doctor to learn more about foods that promote muscle health for your type of body.
Learn from your doctor what amount of fluid is safe to consume per day.
Learn about what types of fluids is best to maintaining the function of a healthy body and see your doctor.
Limiting caffeine. Avoid alcohol. Drink enough electrolytes. Drink enough water per day.
Don’t get dehydrated and don’t over drink. Find the right balance of fluids while you do your daily activities or when you exercise.
Being active and regular exercise is one of the best decisions you can do to stay healthy.
Speak to your doctor if you are looking for exercises that will help you prevent muscle injury and help muscle recovery.
7) Registered Massage Therapy
Massage helps reduce muscle pain and help muscles recover. Massage helps inflammation, improves blood flow and reduces muscle tightness
A professional registered massage can help you soothe tight muscles.
At Sunstone Registered Massage we are trained to manipulate muscles and connective tissue in ways that release tension. We use specialized traditional therapies as effective for relieving muscle pain.
Achieve optimal muscle health and improve your exercise routine safely can start now.