The 4 types of exercise that keep you young!
Now that you’re a little less young, sports may have become less of a priority.
The truth is: staying active is now more important than ever. Muscles and bones weaken with age, and this can take away the active, independent lifestyle you value. Fortunately, you can stop this trend by adding these four styles of exercise to your routine.
There is a misconception that once you start aging you should stay away from strenuous activities. This couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s safe, it’s effective, and it’s fun!.
There are countless benefits of exercising no matter how old you are. The most impactful of which being:
All these benefits put together greatly promote your overall health and may even improve cognitive function (how your brain works): you’ll stay on top of your work, have lots of energy for fun with your friends and family and the doctor will have no clue who you are.
There are 4 types of exercise which are all equally important to include in your exercise routine:
Cardio increases your breathing and heart rate plus it improves the health of your heart, lungs, and circulatory system. Examples are:
Strength training makes your muscles and bones stronger. Examples:
Better coordination improves your body awareness. Examples:
Flexibility training aims improve your freedom of movement. Examples are:
CrossFit incorporates all of these plus you get guidance from experienced coaches who adjust the training to your needs. On top of that you train with other people making it a social activity as well!
Stay Young! Stay Vastberaden!