While many of us see our favorite exercises, whether swimming, playing basketball, or walking, as simply fun activities — we also gain important health benefits when physical activity adds up. Move more for a happier and healthier heart, mind and body.
Physical activity and enjoyment go hand-in-hand, when you figure out how to make it suit your personality.
Even if we know cardiovascular exercise does wonders for our heart health, finding the time to devote an hour to a treadmill session or a run seems like a lot. Well, how about 20 minutes from warm-up to cool-down with only four minutes of intense exercise?
Despite our natural inclination to stay inside rather than get out in the cold, we all have to brace the cold sometimes. It’s important to be aware feeling cold can create holding patterns in the body which tighten our muscles and make our bodies feel more tense and stiff.