The Benefits of Being Active
Aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking and running, is a strategy against vascular cognitive impairment. According to the National Institute on Aging, vascular cognitive impairment is the decline in thinking abilities caused by disease that damages the brain’s blood vessels. Research shows that aerobic exercise not only decreases heart health risk factors but may also improve brain structure and function.
In order to stay healthy, you should make regular exercise part of your day. Whether it is line dancing, cycling, tai chi, walking, jogging, or some other type of cardio, the key here is to make it a part of your lifestyle. The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. And, while everyone may not jumping for joy at the thought of a daily run. Try to think about it a little differently.
If there was something you could to do prevent cardiovascular disease, reduce sadness, boost energy, and improve your overall quality of like. Wouldn’t you do it? Sure you would. Everyone benefits from exercise, regardless of age, sex or physical ability. If you want to feel better, have more energy, and add years to your life. All you have to do, is exercise!
So, put it to the test. Start exercising! Walk, bike, hike, or run, it does not matter as long as you stay active. Whatever exercise you choose, commit to making it a habit. After all, they say that exercise is medicine, so take it daily! By exercising regularly, you are using a proven tool to prolong your independence and improve your quality of life.