Exercising at any age is important. It’s never too late to start exercising. Exercise provides multiple benefits even beyond weight loss.  It prevents bones from becoming weak, relieves stress and promotes heart health. Even moderate physical activity can prevent or delay heart diseases, diabetes and high blood pressure. Exercise improves memory problems. Many workspaces have exercise rooms; others offer discounted memberships to gyms and fitness programs. Employees should take advantage of these options. 


                               The pandemic brought this fast-moving world to a standstill. The impact of this pandemic is enormous. The imposed lockdown, resulting in the closure of fitness and activity centres, and overall social life, has hampered the routine fitness activities of fitness freaks, which has resulted in various psychological issues and serious fitness and health concerns. A regular fitness workout at home during the lockdown greatly helped them to overcome psychological issues and fitness concerns. Those in a  position compelled to work out in private would do well by using free fitness videos on the Internet. These offer a cost-effective way to exercise, with expert instruction and guidance, in the privacy of their homes. Other at-home fitness resources such as low-impact exercise DVDs also come in handy, particularly where internet access usage is also a concern.

It goes without saying: No matter how old you are, you should consult with a professional health care advisor before beginning any type of physical fitness program.


                                   Exercise is one of the lifestyle modifications not only to reduce excess belly flab but to help prevent or minimize the number of life-threatening diseases. The fight against fat can be a never-ending struggle, but the best time to prevent middle-age weight gain and the onset of other adverse health conditions is now. All you have to do is increase your activity by adding a few minutes to your regular workout until you reach an extra half hour of physical activity per week.

                          An aerobic routine coupled with strength training, a healthy diet and stretching has been proven to replace lost muscle, keep weight off, reduce pre-and post-menopausal symptoms, lower blood pressure and reduce bad cholesterol. In addition, exercise helps fight depression and promotes improved sleep patterns. Most importantly for this age group, the focus needs to be on physical activity as opposed to dieting. Low-impact workouts generally are recommended for those 40 and above to allow them to burn a high number of calories while lowering the risk of injury. When beginning a new routine, know that fitness means the ability to get on with life without becoming exhausted by normal daily activities. It’s important to listen to your body and avoid trying to do too much, too soon.


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