“Take care of your body it’s the only place where you have to live”
- Jim Rohn
One important factor in our daily life is regular exercise. Our bodies are designed and even evolved to be regularly active. As we know that all human beings are evolved from a nomadic ancestor who used to wander for food and shelter, covering long distances on a daily basis.
Over time people will develop physical problems if they sit down all day while minimizing the amount of exercise needed to be done for a healthy body.
Exercising daily does not only stop at our physical health but also our mind and affect our thinking, While exercising the brain releases the feel-good chemical endorphins which improve your mood.
Benefits of Exercise
Exercise can be fun too! Getting fit is not just running on a treadmill for hours in your local gym, it can be any physical movement form like Dance, Zumba, or climbing, etc.
How much exercise you should do?
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, recent guidelines suggest that to stay healthy, adults between 19-64 should try to be active daily. Should get at least 150 mins of moderate-intensity exercise per week. Setting your goal or challenge would help you concentrate on what is important to you and it will help you focus on incorporating exercise in your daily routine. Using your time wisely with some careful planning, everyone can tap into some of the exercise strategies. With the passing time, your new exercise routine will become your habit and Fun too.
Moderate Intensity: These activities should raise your heart rate; make you breathe faster and make you feel warm enough. Examples of moderate-intensity exercise include: Brisk walking (100 steps/minute), Dancing, Swimming or aqua aerobics, Gentle cycling (5-9mph), Badminton or doubles tennis and Volleyball
Vigorous Intensity: These activities will make you breathe hard, increase your heart rate, and make you hot enough to sweat. Examples of vigorous-intensity exercise include: Running Power walking at 5mph or more, or walking uphill briskly, cycling faster than 10mph, Aerobics, Martial arts, Competitive sports (football, basketball, rugby, etc.), Skipping/jump rope And Rowing
Have Fun, Be Healthy, and Feel Good!
By: Janvi Aggarwal
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