How to avoid fitness risks?

Update:25 Oct 2021

There are often news of sudden death when going to the gym to exercise. How do we avoid fitness risks and how to reasonably control the intensity of exercise?

Before exercising, you must first understand your own physical state, and secondly, you must exercise gradually and not be violently aggressive. If you experience leg pain and limited activity after exercise, stop exercising, drink plenty of water to accelerate metabolism, and seek medical attention immediately if you feel unwell.

There has been a sudden death in gym running of a fitness person. Sudden death is usually caused by cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Unless extreme physical exertion conditions such as a marathon will cause excessive pressure on the human circulatory system, too much water loss and thick blood, heatstroke due to insufficient heat dissipation. In other cases, it is based on the congenital physical condition of the bodybuilder, especially caused by acute or chronic cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, such as coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and cerebral hemorrhage.

These problems can be found through regular physical examinations. Once a potential exercise risk is found, the doctor's advice must be strictly followed. For example, hypertension or risk patients account for about 20% of the total population. It is a very common chronic disease that can easily lead to vascular sclerosis, which can lead to various cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. The coping methods for hypertensive patients are also very simple. They only need to take the medicine on time to keep their blood pressure in a good state. If aerobic exercise is performed at medium and low intensity every day, the effect will be better. However, patients with hypertension cannot perform high-intensity exercises, which will increase their blood pressure; do not do more consistent strength training, which has no comparable effects on the increase in blood pressure; they cannot stand for a long time, cannot use the sauna, and cannot lose too much water. many.

In addition, it is necessary to develop good exercise habits and improve physical fitness. You can buy some simple fitness equipment at home, such as treadmills, dumbbells, etc., exercise 2-3 times a week, and find the exercise that suits you. strength.