It is recommended to do cardio 2 or 3 times a week. Depending on your fitness level., cardio can consist of a nice walk with your dog, or a vigorous run on the treadmill. Ideally you are trying to increase your cardio capacity. which has many health benefits.
Part of living an active lifestyle is by doing some sort of resistance training at least 2 times a week. That doesn’t mean you have to go to the gym and lift weights, you can easily do it at home by doing movements as simple as push-up and sit-ups, or by using something like resistance bands. Resistance training is just as important as cardiovascular activity and adds to your overall physical health.
Flexibility (strafter you exercise, it is recommended you stretch for roughly 10 minutes, holding each stretch for 15-30 seconds. Stretching is crucial to maintain flexibility and reduce the chance of injury from exercise.
Reduces the Risk of Dying Prematurely – those living a healthy active lifestyle live longer compared those who are more sedentary. Lowers the risk of developing diabetes – exercise keeps body fat in control and helps regulate sugar levels. Increase muscular strength – having an increase in strength helps make daily activities less difficult. Helps reduce the risk of heart disease – regular exercise strengthens the heart, respiratory system, and lungs which aids to reduce the risk of heart disease. Decreases Body Fat – exercise along with a balanced diet will reduce body fat significantly.