Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Excersise for low blood pressure

Simple exercises can supports the treatment of low blood pressure, which helps the heart to work effectively, increase the muscle strength and limit blood pressure fluctuations.
Low blood pressure exercise along do not do much, but when combined with low pressure home remedies and low BP foods then the result will be amazing.
The below said Low pressure exercises makes the heart & lungs work harder and provides enough blood & oxygen to your body. Thus most of the annoying low bp symptoms vanishes.
Beginners should start by walking 5 to 10 minutes at a time gradually increase up to at least 30 minutes per session.

Keep the feet shoulder width apart and the back straight. Bend the knees and lower the rear as if sitting down in a chair, keeping the knees over the ankles. Tips: Practice squats with a chair to master this move. First, sit all the way down in the chair and stand up. Next, don't sit on the chair; barely touch the chair's seat before standing back up. Finally, graduate to doing squats without a chair.

Take a big step forward, keeping the spine straight. Bend the front knee to approximately 90 degrees. Keep weight on the back toes and drop the back knee toward the floor - but don't let it touch the floor.

Face down, place hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart. Place toes or knees on the floor, creating a smooth line with the body, from shoulders to knees or feet. Keeping rear-end muscles and abdominals engaged, lower and lift the body by bending and straightening the elbows, keeping the torso stable throughout the move.
Abdominal Crunches

Begin by lying on your back with feet flat on the floor and palms supporting your head. Press your low back down. Contract abdominals and raise first your head (tucking your chin slightly), then your neck, shoulders, and upper back off the floor. Tips: Do crunches with your feet off the floor and knees bent. This technique may help you avoid arching your back; it also engages your hip flexors.
Simplified pushups for beginners
Wall push up

Dramatically reduces the pressure on the arms, upper back and abs. Stand closer to the wall, it is easier to perform, but remember, it's still important to be aware of the body alignment. As once gain strength and confidence, move the feet slightly further away from the walls to make the workout more challenging. Feel free to consider moving knee style push ups once the initial strength has increased.
Knee push up

Reduce the lifting load by about 50% for the same exercise, but do it on the knees. Keeping a straight line from neck to torso is still important, so please pay attention to correct body alignment when performing workout. Feel free to consider moving to actual push ups once strength and confidence has increased.
This low blood pressure exercises can strengthen muscles and nerves, which in turn helps to prevent sudden blood pressure variations. But be cautious when practicing don't change positions suddenly do every thing slowly.

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