Building endurance is not something that is difficult to do if you regularly exercise but the sports you choose do have an influence on how fast the ability is boosted. Keep in mind that you will need much more than endurance to be healthy. You need to increase your strength, flexibility, speed, and power at the same time. Basically, you want a very solid fitness base. Do this with the following sports.
You can simply stick to a more moderate pace and still improve your cardiovascular system. Running helps those suffering from high stress, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. However, you do need to be careful about the safety of running. This means you need to have the right posture and you need to use very good running equipment.
If you cannot run or you do not like it, even walking helps. Just walk at a brisker pace while also using your arms. Seriously consider walking when you start from scratch and your endurance is very low.
When looking at fencing, most people do not think that the sport is that great at getting someone in shape. This is incorrect. In reality, fencing can do wonders to get you in shape, as long as you do it with attention to the proper technique. Obviously though, this is a sport you can only start with a trainer. And in some parts of the world, it might be quite expensive because of all the needed gear.
The great thing about this sport is that while you swim, gravity has a lower impact on your body. You end up with improved circulation as water pressure will increase blood flow. Also, you will get a very effective all-around workout.
Choose how you swim based on what you need. For instance, backstroke is very good when you experience back pain as your back muscles are being worked without much strain being put on them.
This is not an option everyone can consider, but it is a wonderful way to increase general stamina. Most paddle sports will be carried out from sitting down so you might think they build up much stamina. In reality, we are looking at a very effective overall fitness builder that is quite good for your back. Your pulse rate will go out and you will increase your endurance. If you just start out though, make sure you structure sessions so you have a break every ten minutes. Doing more will put too much strain on your body.
You might think about dancing as a hobby, not a sport. But, if you take a look at professional dancers, they have tremendous endurance. And the best thing about it is that you can always just dance at home. Put on the music you love and start moving your body. You can warm up with some songs that have a slower pace. Then, you can pick it up.
The best thing about dancing is that it involves several muscles at the same time and will make you feel great about yourself. However, your endurance will only be improved if you end up sweaty. So dance the day or night away.