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Importance of physical activity


Being active is very important thing in our health and wellbeing. While a person doing some exercises his blood move faster and enriches all our body organs with needed oxygen. This helps us stay healthy and resist against developing many diseases, such as high blood pressure. It is recommended that an adult should do some workouts at least one hour a day. However, many individuals might say that it is even nearly impossible with their busy schedules. While sometimes it is true that to find lots of time for exercises is very hard, but one day won't be the same as the other. If you might not be able to do some activities in one day then you can do it next time when you won't be that busy. In addition, people should not do these activities one hour or more in a row. They can divide this time by 10-15 minutes. For example, if a person made a goal to do those exercises one hour each day then dividing 60 min. by 15 min. will give us 4. So, this means that these exercises should be done only four times a day which is not that much at all.

It is very important to make your own schedule for that. For instance, your first workout you can do in the morning before the shower. Second one might be done during your lunch hour. You may want to walk to the restaurant to eat something instead of driving there. Your third one should be done right after work and forth one you can walk in the evening and enjoy stars in the dark sky with your husband, wife, friend, or dog. It is healthy to be on a fresh air before night anyway as long as it is safe to do so.

Enrolling to a gym is also might be a good idea because you may be more motivated for yourself by watching others hard work. There you can combine work and pleasure as well. For example, you can jog on a treadmill and watch some movie. It doesn't really matter which exercise you choose or how long at a time you will do it, the most important to make yourself so motivated that it will last for the rest of your life. You cannot think that if you lose some weight now you should stop on it because you had enough. It is very wrong decision that you should never make because it is all the time easier to lose weight then keep it off for a long time.

It is sometimes helpful to persuade yourself that you need to stay active because it is important for your health, good looking, and even for your love ones. Everyone in your family wants you all the best and one of their wishes is that you were emotionally and physically strong. On the other hand, with your own good example, you might adopt some good habits for your family members. If they see your results they might want to reach the same ones because your family is like a chain if you want it to be strong then strengthen the weakest one as well.

Medical Disclaimer

The author is not a doctor and the information in the article is general in nature with no medical advises given or imply. Talk to your doctor, nurse or medical advisor how to treat health related problems.