Health and Wellness: Strengthening and conditioning of the human body

If pushed beyond limit, the human body shuts down. It needs to be gradually conditioned to perform to its full potential without shutting down or getting injured.

Before running a marathon, athletes are moslty advised to practice in order to keep fit. According to Dr Darren Green, the same principle applies when you are about to take an increased workload.

The practice is called Body conditioning, which is the practice of physical exercise to promote better health conditions in a human being.

Listen to the full conversation below:

If you are not an active person and you are used to doing a minimal amount o0f work and you going to increase that workload, one needs to look at ways to preparing yourself for that increased work load.

Dr Darren Green

Your body needs to be gradually strengthened and prepared for the increased workload

Dr Darren Green

Just going from zero to hero not doing sufficient prep work may lead to injuries like cartilage and joint problems

Dr Darren Green

According to Dr Green, the same practice can be used before and after pregnancy. For example the mother to be can condition her body can get her body into shape to make the process as less complicated as possible.


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