It can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, strokes, type 2 diabetes and cancer. It is easy to take, has an immediate effect and you don't need a GP appointment to get some.
Its name? Exercise.
The health benefits of exercise are indisputable, but for too long we've neglected to take our recommended dose. Our health is now suffering as a consequence.
Whatever your age being physically active can help you lead a healthier and happier life.
People who exercise regularly have a lower risk of developing many long-term (chronic) conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and some cancers.
Research shows that physical activity can also boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy, as well as reducing your risk of stress, depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
To stay healthy, adults should try to be active every day and aim to achieve at least 150 minutes of moderate activity over a week through a variety of activities, which raises the heart rate.
A modern problem
People are less active nowadays, partly because technology has made our lives easier. We move around less and burn off less energy than people used to. Adults are spending more time sitting down at work, and have more sentry jobs. This it total leads to all the health problems we have
Freedom Leisure Burntwood , High Street, Burntwood, can help you start 2020 the right way. Their Biggest Loser Bootcamp starts Saturday 18th January 2020. The programme includes two sessions a week, Saturday 10am-11am and Tuesday 8.15pm-9.15pm. The sessions include a small group workout, nutritional advice, exercise plans and weigh in. Working out together in a group is great fun and is the best way to achieve success.