Studies have shown that as little as 20 minutes of exercise a day can greatly increase the likeliness of a long, healthy life. Even better, this exercise can be accomplished in the safety of your own home.
Follow these steps to keep your bodies healthy and in shape! Be sure that when doing exercises at home, you first purchase and activate your medical alert system from Lifefone. This will ensure safety in the home while alone throughout all daily activities including your workout sessions.
- Walking is an excellent way to begin and exercise routine, especially if you haven't been active in a while. The goal is to find a comfortable pace that keeps the heart rate up throughout the walk. Whether at home on a treadmill or walking around the yard, 15 minutes a day can keep you going.
- Swimming is excellent for the cardiovascular system. It keeps the heart strong, the veins pumping and is a low impact way to work out the entire body.
- Biking is another low impact cardio exercise that can be accomplished at home on a stationary bike or outside while enjoying the scenery of a neighborhood or local park. Remember to always wear safety equipment when biking including a proper shoes and a helmet.
These three simple activities can help increase the likeliness of living a long healthy life. As when anything, commitment is important part of utilizing the 20 minute workout. Remember to always have a medical alarm system in your home to protect you in the event of an emergency.