Extensive research shows that inactive lifestyles contribute to heart disease; high blood pressure; type 2 diabetes; colon cancer; stroke; osteoporosis; depression and anxiety; breast cancer; and falls among the elderly. Physical inactivity is unhealthy and can be expensive. Increasing your activity level is one of the best ways to improve your health and save you money.
If only I had exercise equipment at home. If only I didn’t have so much work to do. If only I had more time to groove (exercise). Some people are now calling exercise “grooving.”
We all have reasons for not being physically active. But getting regular physical activity doesn’t need to be intimidating. You can begin to see physical activity in a very different light: 10 minute segments, three times per day.
Instead of thinking of physical activity as something that requires special effort, notice the many opportunities to become more physically active all around you. …
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