Fitness versus Age
Now there is a dilemma that has been asked many times
this is a good question.
How much will your age affect how fit you are, of course we all know that when your younger you are naturally a lot stronger and fitter than if your old that is obvious and part of nature and growing old.
But here is the thing does fitness affect you when you are older?
In my opinion yes it does and a lot.
Now I am getting into the half a century on this planet and gravity takes it toll on all of us,yes everything will start to go south and the joints that were once subtle are starting to get a little creaky.
Fitness versus age
However once you start to keep yourself fit this can help you in many ways.
First of all exercising gives you energy.
It will make you feel better for sure as when you exercise your body send out endorphins which give you the feel good factor, even when you are tired.
Also when you exercise you get fitter and this makes your body stronger and take less stress when you are under pressure.
There is also strong evidence as you get older.that people who are active have a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, depression and dementia.
Here is a small list of what benefits keeping fit can help with as you get older.
- Helps to reduce cholesterol,
- Can help you sleep much better.
- Exercise can reduce blood pressure.
- Also it can help risk of injury to joints and muscles.
- Increase of strength.
- Helps with range of motion.
- Reduces Risk of Heart Disease.
- People who exercise regularly usually tend to live longer.
- Strengthens your immune system.
- Strengthens your bones and muscles.
- Can help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other mental diseases.
- Helps reduce hidden fat on your body.
- Balance and Coordination can improve.
There are many other benefits that keeping yourself fit can improve.So why not visit a gym near you or do some exercises at home.
Fitness versus Age
Exercising is not hard there are many ways you can do this as there are many different exercises.
Then main thing you need to remember is to do something that you would not normally do in a day.
For example if you walk your dog for 1 mile everyday,your body knows that it is going to do this so this need to change so instead of walking 1 mile you could walk 2 miles then you are doing something your body is not expecting.
This is just an example to exercise you can do anything from lifting weights,running, walking, skipping, play sports,press ups,sit ups,yoga,gym class, aerobics, swimming, the list is endless.
The main thing you need to remember is not to over do things so you get injured.
Always seek advice from a professional if you are not sure of what to do.
And this is the most important thing to remember always enjoy yourself,make it fun.
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