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There are mountains of evidence that reveal numerous health benefits of physical exercise. It has a positive effect on all the major systems of the human body. But exercise, by itself, is not always the ‘silver bullet’ to achieve the goal of weight loss — particularly in older adults.
Our lives are characterised by significant physical inactivity, which equates to increased health risks. Here are some suggestions to be more active for your own wellbeing!
Although the benefits of exercise are impressive, the significance of this fact does not necessarily compel people to exercise. However, there are simple strategies that can be employed to establish, build, and maintain an exercise habit. Read more in this article from SimpliMove.health!
Why do we find it so hard to keep active, even when we know it’s good for us? Read about ‘the case for exercise’ and what to do about it. Exercise snacks, small and often, may help.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work. Given the importance of work in our lives; it is in our interest to remain as physically fit as possible so we can work as long as possible. Regular exercise is a key to maintaining optimal health in particular older adults who wish to maintain their quality of life and remain in the workforce.
There are many exercise choices for strengthening the lower limb for training or in rehabilitation after injury. Some however are more functional than others and in the long term can be very beneficial. Read more to find out the differences between strengthening the legs with different types of exercises.
Our leisure, school and work time are increasingly spent watching screens while sitting such as television, computers, and socializing on small screens. Consequently, we are becoming more sedentary during our average day, and spending less time doing physically...
The secret to success is incremental goal setting Success in many endeavours is the result of consistently achieving a goal that can be met even in difficult and very busy times. This is also true in achieving a level of fitness, with exercise for health,...
Everyone needs to be active and exercise. Several strategies to help you keep on track are: Keeping your specific goals front and center Understanding the benefits of exercise Setting small achievable goals for those times when it’s hard to maintain the routine....
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