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TIME FOR FUN FITNESS FACTS!
1- There is only one type of exercise that requires you hold your breath in order to accomplish the exercise. What is it? It’s swimming underwater.
2- The best way to judge whether or not you are exercising at too high of an intensity is to see whether or not you can carry on a conversation. If you can’t, you may want to back off of the intensity just a little until you can.
3-Bodies are creatures of habit. The more you exercise, the more your body learns to burn fat rather than storing it.
4- No wonder our feet hurt – running puts four to seven times your body weight in pressure on your feet.
5- Dancing is a terrific and fun form of exercise that can improve cardiovascular fitness just like any other more formal type of exercise.
6- If you’re always in a bad mood then getting fit just may help. Regular exercise can enhance mood and overall well-being.
7-In spite of what you may have read, there is no “best time to exercise.” It turns out that the best time to exercise is when it works for you.
8-Regular exercise can reduce the signs and symptoms of PMS.
9- Being dehydrated reduces exercise performance. Make sure you hydrate for peak performance during a workout.
10-For every 25 pounds of excess weight, your body needs to pump blood through an extra 5,000 miles of blood vessels.
11- How much air do you breathe every hour? You breathe about 700 gallons of air.
12- What is your body’s strongest muscle? It’s your heart – which beats pproximately 100,000 times per day. That means that in just 10 days, your heart beats one million times. If you do sustained, intense exercise daily, you’ll reach a million even more quickly.
13- Your heart pumps about 74 gallons of blood in a single day – enough to fill up three gas tanks!
14- A normal sized heart weighs about the same amount as a softball.
15- All but 10 ounces of your brain, which weighs approximately three pounds, is water.
16- It takes 70 muscles to speak a single word.
17-Your body has more than 650 muscles.
18-Blood circulates through your body very quickly. The average time it takes for your blood to make the entire circuit is 23 seconds.
By utilizing the fun fitness facts provided above, you can pump up your workout, get to know your body and make your way to the best shape of your life.
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