The common symptoms of aging are loss of strength, energy and fitness. When you get older, you might have difficulty walking long distances, climbing stairs, or carrying groceries.
But those problems are due largely to a lack of physical activity.
If you want to maintain (or improve) your physical and mental health and quality of life as you get older, become more physically active. It is one of the most important things you can do.
Physical fitness plays an important role in how we age and feel. No one is too old to enjoy the benefits of regular physical activity.
The benefits from physical activities:
1. Slow down arterial aging: arterial aging is associated with heart disease, stroke, memory loss, impotence, decay in orgasm quality, even wrinkling of the skin.
2. Boost immune system: that’s associated with infections and cancer, even autoimmune disease such as many forms of arthritis.
3. Reduce accidents and disability from accidents.
Lack of activity can cause obesity. Obesity can increase the risk of health complications. It’s the side effects of obesity that are so great a risk. Blood pressure elevations, sleep apnea, arthritis and diabetes.
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