can do for your health. After all, physical activity can reduce your risk of
chronic disease, improve your balance and coordination, help you lose weight,
and even boost your self-esteem. And the benefits are yours for the taking,
regardless of age, sex or physical ability.
healthy adults include aerobic exercise and strength training in their fitness
minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week
your risk of heart disease, and strengthen your bones and muscles. But if you
haven’t exercised for some time and you have health concerns, you may want to
talk to your doctor before starting a new fitness routine.
consider your fitness goals. Think about your fitness likes and dislikes, and note
your personal barriers to fitness. Then consider practical strategies for
keeping your fitness program on track.
doesn’t have to be an overwhelming one. By planning carefully and pacing yourself,
you can make fitness a healthy habit that lasts a lifetime.