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Make Exercising A Habit This Coming Year

Dan Boateng

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Inactivity is not good for your health. The body naturally thrives on the of flow blood throughout the body and most importantly to crucial organs such as the heart and the brain. No wander they always that a healthy mind lives in a healthy. To facilitate this flow in the most effective way possible, one must deliberately get him or herself a good dose of exercising on a daily basis. While others are naturally active individuals, some of us may require a little push for us to make exercising a regular habit. It is a difficult habit to cultivate but it is absolutely worth the effort.

Cultivating the habit of an active lifestyle during your teen years is usually not difficult at all. This is because at that age it is exactly what your system desires. This was manifested in many ways. For example, getting involved sporting activities such as football, tennis, athletics, cycling etc. other activities may include dancing and other fun activities. Unfortunately, as you grow older and the burden of life gets the better of your attention, it becomes difficult to get off your butt and get rid of some more calories.

Most people begin to gain weight around this time of their lives because their metabolism slows down and the lack of exercises worsens the situation. It is also at this period they become prone to certain diseases such as diabetes and heart related problems. There is therefore no doubt that an active lifestyle at this stage in your life is even more important than when you were a teenager.

Building a habit is not easy but once you put in the effort, you warm yourself into it over a period of time, usually within three weeks. You can start it off with stretching exercises in your home and gradually grow from there into the outdoor, for instance jogging through the neighbourhood. This should be a conscious and deliberate effort, requiring determination and perseverance in order to ensure that you live a healthy life. If the outdoor is not for you, there is home fitness equipment such as a treadmill to help achieve the same result as jogging.

I wish you all the best as you begin a new journey put action back into your life. As you know, every journey begins with at least one step and so on.


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