Want to do something special for yourself? Get physical! Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Control your weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, boost your mental power, increase your energy, all it takes is a minimum of 30 minutes a day, 5 days per week to enjoy these benefits. You can even add years to your life and improve your quality of life!
Don’t be overwhelmed! Try to be active for at least 10 minutes at a time without breaks.The benefits are yours for the taking! Here are some ideas to get you started:
- Biking (Don’t forget the helmet!)
- Brisk walking
- Wheeling yourself in a wheelchair or engaging in activities that will support you such as chair aerobics
It is always a good idea to see your doctor before starting your physical activity program.