Comparatively, it is easy to judge whether daily programs contain enough physical activity! If most of the day is spent crouched up at desks in office cubicles, long walks and jogs might balance the equation.
The curse of sedentary lifestyles with hours in front of television condemns many millions to obesity, disease and an early death. Physical inactivity is serious enough to cause 3.2 million deaths globally, the fourth highest risk to our existence. Depression is common enough and action can break that vicious hold. Cardiovascular disease may not strike vigorous lifestyles. Colon and breast cancer, diabetes too may be the other villains that find targets among inactive folks.
A hyperactive life controls weight and you can work and sleep better. The chances of a hip or vertebral fracture are very much reduced in the life of individuals those who are constantly on the move. The activities need to be simple indeed like walks, swims and cycling, requiring minimal expense. Of course, a strong will is required to sustain whatever activity is pursued into the sunset years. The young and the middle aged are already active professionally and energy is being consumed one way or the other.
Look around the neighborhood walkers and runners each morning and evening. Endless rounds of the park just increased longevity by several years. Things may be difficult in very tall apartment blocks and indoor exercise machines like the treadmill may be required. Though exercise may be difficult for the aged and the infirm, the modern concepts of yoga and meditation may become easy alternatives.
Embrace a healthy diet too. Avoiding oily, spicy foods and shunning substance abuse like drugs and alcohol keeps the mind in good shape. Organic foods would be even better that do not contain chemical fertilizers. If you want to feel good, adopt a veggie diet.
Further posts will provide details about the physical activities help to improve your health and fitness.