It has always been known that to attain a healthy body you need to combine good nutrition along with daily exercise and other hygienic practices. Exercise has been one of the most effective ways to keep our bodies in good physique and to feel energized throughout the day. So, what really is exercise?
Exercise is to perform any kind of movement in your body for a particular time duration that can cause an increase in the heart rate, increase in the muscle fibers, and increased blood flow in the body. It also activates our lymph nodes making our immunity stronger and capable of fighting most diseases. Exercise is very beneficial for all age groups and so in this blog, we will discuss the benefits of exercise for children as well as for the elderly.
Benefits observed in kids who exercise:
- Improved concentration levels.
- Improved brain functioning.
- Actively participates in school co-curricular activities.
- Becomes confident in taking any sport or event.
- Develops better physical growth concerned to weight and height.
- Builds courage to take up tasks and adventure activities.
- Induces spirit of good companionship and spirit to learn new things.
Benefits observed in teenagers and adults who exercise:
- Better control over emotions.
- Improved mental health.
- Take up things with spirit in all fields and at work.
- Stays energetic and pumped up for the daily chores.
- Muscle growth is observed with regular workout.
- Body’s ability to fight against any disease increases.
- Over all health is fitness is improved.
- Good skin, good hair growth and well balanced hormones.
Benefits observed in elders and geriatrics who exercise:
- Improved body balance.
- Good agility and self-alertness.
- Better organ functioning.
- Maintained metabolic rates.
- Decreased rates of becoming diabetic and getting a stroke or heart attack.
- Good posture and shape of the body.
- A feeling of self-satisfaction, empowerment and independency.
- Also being elders they can motivate the youngsters to indulge in daily exercise which has shown a remarkable change in them.
Some very commonly practiced healthy exercises can be:
- A 45-60 minutes of brisk walk in the garden or a playground.
- A good game of basket ball or football for an hour or so.
- A jog route of ≥ 2.5 kilometres.
- 1 hour of cycling at a moderate to high pace.
- 30-45 minutes of a high intensity dance session.
- 20-30 minutes of HIIT (high intensity interval training)
All these and many more workout schedules can be practiced and one can choose which suits them best. So let those limbs move daily to keep thy body disease-free and healthy.