Benefits Of Being Active

December 16th, 2017 by iGGDBfCR

By Kya Grace

Do you find yourself tied down to a desk for 8 hours a day? Do you then go home and relax in front of the television for hours? Most adults today are imprisoned in a sedentary lifestyle. Later in life such individuals often suffer from a variety of health problems. If you are one such person, it is time to make an effort and embrace physically active lifestyle choices.

Adopting a physically active lifestyle which incorporates some form of exercise into one’s schedule has its advantages.

1. An active lifestyle that includes any form of exercise helps vital organs like the heart, liver and kidneys function better. It strengthens the respiratory system and the blood circulatory system. It is known to stimulate the immune system as well and this in turn enables the body to resist common ailments like cold and flu. All this adds to the feeling of health and general well being.

2. In the long run an active lifestyle reduces the risk of heart diseases and strokes. It is believed to reduce the risk of certain types of cancers as well. It helps maintain bone density and stalls the onset of diseases like osteoporosis that occur due to the loss of bone mass as a result of the aging process.

3. An active lifestyle stimulates the excretory systems and helps get rid of the toxins accumulated in the body. It leads to the release of endorphins. Endorphins promote the feeling of general well being and internal harmony. Thus it helps relieve stress, fights feelings of depression, reduces anxiety and tackles the problem of insomnia.

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4. Adopting an active lifestyle helps get rid of the extra pounds accumulated over the years. It tones down body muscles and lets you get back in shape. This in turn will improve your personal body image and boost your confidence.

Once you make the decision, regardless of how busy you are, you can take simple steps to embrace an active lifestyle. Here are some things you can easily do:

1. You can take the stairs instead of always getting into the elevator.

2. Get up from the chair and walk around the office after every hour.

3. Walk to the office if your workplace is situated close to your home.

4. Walk to a restaurant for lunch and then walk back to your office.

5. See if your company management can be talked into offering gym memberships to its employees or arranging lunch time yoga classes. Or your organization might consider offering monthly Exercise Workshops/Seminars for its employees.

6. If you can make the time and can afford it, consider joining a boot camp.

A boot camp combines various types of vigorous physical exercises. These camps are conducted by trained, highly qualified physical instructors who ensure that you stick to a structured regimen. Here you can achieve your goals of getting fit or getting back into shape under professional supervision. Instructors also provide lessons on healthy eating habits. In addition, the other members in your group act as your support system and prevent you from giving up on your goal of adopting a healthy lifestyle.

Today lifestyle diseases like cardiovascular problems, diabetics and hypertension have become extremely common. The choice to adopt a healthy active lifestyle can act as a precautionary measure and keep many such diseases away. Remember you are never too old to make positive changes in your life. So go ahead! Adopt an active lifestyle to experience increased vitality and enjoy a feeling of overall physical and emotional health.

About the Author: Kya Grace is a weight loss expert and owner of Dangerously Fit Boot Camp. If you would like to attend a

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