The Power of Regular Activity
What if we told you that you have the power to add years to your life span, perform daily activities easier or prevent disease and sickness?
The truth is we all have this power and it can all be accomplished through consistent, regular physical activity!
This can be planned exercise or any activity really that requires you to expend energy.
The power of regular movement, be it planned exercise or not, has many proven positive benefits. The more consistent the physical activity is, the greater the potential benefits.
Here is a brief list of what you can expect to achieve by introducing regular physical activity and movement into your lifestyle:
- Lower blood pressure
- Lower blood sugar
- Improve cholesterol
- Reduce your risk of heart disease
- Reduce your risk of diabetes
- Lose weight
- Gain strength
- Improve bone density
- Improve range of motion
- Stronger joints
- Improve joint conditions (eg. arthritis)
- Help with depression
- Improve sleep
- Increase longevity
- Perform daily activities better/easier
- Maintain independence
- Reduce risk of some types of cancer
- Improve cognitive abilities
This list could go on and on.
The human body was meant to work. Today we sit more then ever in the history of our existence so building regular physical activity and exercise into your life has become a necessity. The more we move and challenge our bodies, the more fit we become, the more efficient and effective we are and of course the healthier we are. So, get moving!