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Take Your First Step Towards a Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy choices are smart choices

Feeling good, having a long and healthy life is what we all want most, and there are many things we can do to increase our chances of having it all. Exercise - both physically and mentally, has proved its benefits and effects. You're never too young, too old, or too formal to start training.

Doing exercise helps people at all stages of life. Physical activity benefits you regardless of your age, gender or current fitness level. The benefits of regular exercise include:

Advanced health indicators

  • Increases the efficiency of your heart and lungs
  • Your muscle strength increases
  • Your cholesterol level drops
  • Your blood pressure drops
  • Your risk of becoming ill in the face of important diseases such as diabetes and heart disease
  • Healthy weight loss

A good feeling of well-being

  • Increases your mental sensitivity
  • You have more energy
  • Improve your sleep quality
  • Your ability to deal with stress increases
  • Your blood pressure drops

To further improve your overall condition, health professionals, including experts from the United States Surgeon General Hospital, recommend that you do some intense physical activity every day or at least 30 minutes on most days of the week. Examples of mild physical activity you can do include brisk walking, cycling, swimming or house repairs, or gardening. If you are unable to do any of these activities for a full 30 minutes, then put shorter periods as a target for yourself - at least 10 minutes - and complete your half-hour activities with these short periods during the day.

It is clear that planned exercise programs will benefit more, but the vast majority of people can become more fit by simply changing their way of life and incorporating more activity into their lives. The muscles that will be operated during any activity of this day will contribute more to your total fitness and health. Do not ignore the effects of the following minor changes in your daily life on your health and mind.

  •  Instead of using the elevator or standing on the escalator, take the stairs.
  • Park your car at the furthest point in the parking lot and walk towards your workplace or shopping center.
  • If you are taking the bus, take a few stops before you step off and walk the rest of the way.
  • To stretch yourself and walk a little bit, walk up and down the table from which you work during the day.
  •  When you want to have a snack, take a brisk walk.
  • Increase your speed while working in your home or garden.
  • Reap your own lawn yourself and collect the spilled leaves yourself.
  • Carry your shopping bags yourself.
  • Play together outside with your children or grandchildren. Whether it's hide-and-seek or a burned ball or a corner, just keep moving.

When you're ready for more energy-demanding activity, put yourself realistic goals and expectations. Doing sports and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are things that require long-term effort, so start slowly and continue to work progressively to achieve your goal. As your fitness level begins to grow, you can either increase the time you have spent for sports or the distance you walk or you can start an activity that requires more energy.

Healthy eating, regular exercise and careful and protective health care will give you tremendous benefits for you. The most important step is the first step: to devote yourself to a healthy lifestyle. When you add physical activities and a balanced diet to your daily routines, you continue to receive positive results throughout your life. So, when you think about being more fit then you ask yourself, 'Who wouldn't want to feel better?'

Increase your quality of life with sports and healthy eating and look to the future with confidence .

Especially if you have chronic health problems (eg cardiovascular disorders) or if you are a woman above 40 years of age or if you are a woman over 50 and have risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or obesity, a moving and more energy-intensive exercise We recommend that you consult a physician before starting the program.