The benefits of physical activity are endless. From weight loss to cardiovascular fitness, there’s no better way to live a healthy lifestyle than exercise. The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity five days per week for adults over 18 years old. Yet, so many people fail to take care of their health and neglect exercise altogether. Why? Lack of time is often cited as the culprit, but that can’t be the only reason – we have 24 hours in every day, and if you’re not using it wisely, what are you doing with your life?
Physical activity is a natural and inexpensive way to improve your health. These blog posts will provide information on the benefits of physical activity, how much you should be doing, tips for getting started, and additional resources.
We all know that exercise is essential. But, it can be hard to find the motivation and time to squeeze in a workout between work, school, family commitments. It’s not easy making healthy changes in your lifestyle, but there are ways to make it easier. These articles will share some tips for making physical activity more manageable and how you might be able to work out throughout your busy week!
It is estimated that as many as two-thirds of Americans are not getting the recommended amount of physical activity. Lack of time, lack of motivation, and other factors can lead to sedentary lifestyles.
But being sedentary doesn’t have to be your fate if you start small with these simple tips.
1) Take a walk during lunch
2) Park a little farther from work
3) Do some stretches before bed
4) Walk up and down stairs instead of using an elevator or escalator
5)If all else fails, take one step at a time!”