There has been a rapid increase in the number of people who want to participate in body building as a sport or simply to develop a good body physique which comprises of well toned lean muscles. The rapid increase in number is due to the fact that even those members of the society who are considered to be special such as the poor, the young, pregnant mothers, and the sick have taken a keen interest to bodybuilding.
Therefore it is good to highlight how they can be able to participate in body building without exposing themselves to the risk of succumbing to injuries while in the gym.
This article has been tailor made to meet the above objective as it looks at several areas which affect those with special needs in the society.
We will start by considering the plight of pregnant mothers as they are also considered to be persons with special needs in the society. It is a well known fact that physically fit women usually experience easy delivery as compared to women who are not physically fit. This theory is very true as a lot of research has been done on how the physical fitness of a woman affects the ease wit which she will delver her baby. A woman however should start exercising and doing workouts even before she is pregnant and should not wait until she is knocked up to start running to the gym.
It is very advisable that during pregnancy the soon to be mother should not do any hard labor and this also applies to performing hard training routines. If the woman is physically fit in advance even before the pregnancy then she will be able to lower the intensity of her workouts when she is pregnant. Intense training during pregnancy could have the adverse effect of inducing premature labor. The best form of workout for pregnant women is walking. This is because walking is easy and also cheap which means more money saved to buy nutritious foods which are necessary for pregnant women.
Pregnant women should not even dare taking steroids as this could be very detrimental to the child’s life as it could lead to complications during child birth which could lead to an abortion.
Another group of people in the society with special needs are children. Children are well known to be curious and willing to try out anything new to them. Nowadays it is very easy to get steroids in the pharmacies even without a doctor’s prescription and this has made steroids easily available to children. It is therefore important to warn them about the side effects of using steroids while at a tender age. Some of the side effects include developing a stunted growth, developing diabetes, and could also lead to depression. It is advisable as child to use light weights as opposed to using heavy weights.
The sick are also considered to be persons with special needs in the society. If you are a sick person it is paramount that you get sufficient rest to facilitate recovery. Avoid lifting heavy weights as this could be detrimental to your recovery.