The benefits of physical activity cannot be understated, and everyonewho has access to the internet can find a plethora of information on thebenefits of fitness. But as always,there are common misconceptions regarding fitness practices, but below are somefitness facts that remind us how fun engaging in physical activity can be.
It’s estimated that by old age most people have walked an estimated70,000 miles. Much can be accomplishedduring the gathering of these miles: a focus on different muscles improvesstrength, increasing speed improves cardiovascular endurance, and simply beingaware and in touch with the surroundings of the path can turn a simple walkinto a meditative exercise. Whether on atreadmill or in the great outdoors, to get the most out of life’s estimated70,000 miles, engage the mind and body to transform and power up walking as anexercise.
Try to pass on yawning and instead engage in a brief workout. It’s estimated that 40 to 60 percent of thepopulation is susceptible to contagious yawns. If feeling tired, walk up and down the stairs or try a fewstretches. Increased blood flow to the brainimproves concentration and releases feel-good hormones that will make one feelmore alert.
Experts say running for half an hour burns roughly the same calories asa 90-minute walk, proving that extensive time isn’t required to burn a lot ofcalories. When calories are burned, thebody needs to replace some of what it has lost, and carbohydrates are not theenemy - they are the source of the energy needed for a workout. If planning a short run, carbohydrates andprotein are necessary beforehand, but if planning a leisurely stroll, theenergy gathered from a piece of fruit may be enough to get one through theexercise.
Finally, while some believe fitness must be started early, it’s nevertoo late to begin a program. Fitness canbe done at any age, and it’s estimated that those who do not exerciseexperience an 80 percent decrease in muscle strength. Of course, the sooner one begins the better,but it’s never too late to start.
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