Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons, including increasing growth and development, preventing aging, strengthening musclesand the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, and also for enjoyment. Many individuals choose to exercise publicly outdoors where they can congregate in groups, socialize, and enhance well-being.
Physical exercises are generally grouped into three types, depending on the overall effect they have on the human body:
Sometimes the terms ‘dynamic’ and ‘static’ are used.’Dynamic’ exercises such as steady running, tend to produce a lowering of the diastolic blood pressure during exercise, due to the improved blood flow. Conversely, static (such as weight-lifting) can cause the systolic pressure to rise significantly