It may happen in the life of a person who loves gymnastics to take a break from training for a while due to his/her work or daily stress.

This is normal. But you must resist the temptation to stop.

There are many benefits to exercising, but unfortunately they are not permanent.

What happens to your body if you stop exercising?

Within 10 days: Your brain may start to change

For years, researchers have suspected that exercise is good for your brain as well. It can help compensate for age-related memory loss.

A new study in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience magazine found that even a short break from training can cause changes in the brain.

Within two weeks: Your stamina will decrease

After just 14 days, you may find it difficult to climb stairs. And the reason you feel this way is one. Failure to train will cause your VO2 to drop or the maximum amount of oxygen your body can use.

It can decrease by about 10% after two weeks.

After four weeks, VO2 max can be reduced by about 15%.

And after three months, it may drop to about 20%.

Within four weeks: Your strength will begin to decrease

It is estimated that some people will notice that their strength decreases after about two weeks of inactivity.

Others will start to see the difference after about four weeks.

Within eight weeks: You may increase your fat

A 2012 study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research showed that swimmers who participated in five-week breaks from their workouts experienced a 12% increase in body fat levels. They also saw an increase in their body weight and waist circumference.

And a 2016 study found that Taekwondo athletes who took an eight-week break from exercise showed an increase in body fat levels and a decrease in muscle mass.

Just don’t stop moving completely.

Your body, brain and waist will thank you.


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