Do you often wonder, watching other people exercise early in the morning (or in the evening) – walking, jogging, cycling – how they squeeze out time for it?
Have you ever questioned yourself – why some individuals are so focused on their exercise regimes while you struggle to decide when to get started? (I know you want to!)
Well, you will keep wondering and questioning unless you experience it for yourself – “the high” after exercising.
In this fast-paced and digitized world where we are always trying to cope with the changes coming our way, our lifestyles have taken a paradigm shift. We have gone from being active – to inactive – to sedentary.
The app stores and mobile devices are full of gadgets providing us with markers of our activity levels and pushing us reminders to move. But you can’t help and remain glued to the screen (either because of serious work commitments or because of mobile addiction!)
Pause. Slow down, reflect…and understand. We “Sapiens” are blessed to be born in this age of maximum comforts and revolutionary technology. While we are relishing these technologies’ comforts, we should find time for the most realistic thing we possess- OUR BODY!
The human body is meant for locomotion (movement). The more sedentary you become, the more it impacts your body. Hence, the term “exercise should also be treated as medicine” had come into existence. Exercise imparts remarkable benefits to your body. If you wish to live not just long but also healthy, Physical Activity & Exercise should be your “Fitness Nectar”.
BENEFITS OF EXERCISES:
The health benefits of exercise range from getting stronger bones and joints, improving mood and hormones to preventing chronic lifestyle diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and much more.
The Harvard Alumni Study conducted on 17000 Harvard Alumni provided evidence that moderate aerobic exercise (jogging/cycling etc.), 3 miles every day, promotes good health and adds years to your life. It was seen that regular exercise–
A sedentary lifestyle is considered a potent predictor of heart diseases and mortality. Studies have shown that brisk walking for 2.5 hours weekly (especially in post-menopausal women) reduces heart disease risk by 30 %. This reduction is equal to the results achieved by cholesterol-lowering drugs. Hence, it would help if you started considering exercise as a better option over medication.
Understanding the basics of exercises– Exercises include a lot of components and variabilities. Strengthening, stretching, balancing, aerobic exercises will help you to be active, mobile and fit.
TYPES OF EXERCISES TO IMPROVE HEALTH & FITNESS:
Some aerobic exercises include activities like – brisk walking, jogging, intermittent cardio, elliptical, cycling, swimming or as simple as stairs climbing. According to the International Guidelines – you should aim for at least 150 min of aerobic activity per week. This is considered to be a moderate intensity of aerobic exercises.
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Happy exercising, get ready for your journey towards getting fitter…
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