Exercise is a scary concept to some people. Does it mean running countless miles while sweating in the hot sun? Does it mean hurting yourself in the gym while trying to lift weights that are way too heavy?
Physical activity has the potential to greatly improve the quality of life for the elderly population. Exercise is crucial in maintaining normal function as we age. Physical activity and exercise are crucial in maintaining normal function as we age.
Casual gym goers sometimes limit themselves to treadmills, bikes and ellipticals rather than wading through dumbbell and squat rack territory. Unfortunately, this mentality deprives you of some important health benefits.
I started working out sometime in 2004 and eating right soon after. Had I known then what I do now, I would've made quicker progress, saved tons on money and been ahead of where I am today. Learn from my mistakes!