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Category Archives: Exercise
Fitness Is An Attitude of Mind
Fitness is an attitude of mind; I believe “Age is mind over Matter” and if you don’t mind it doesn’t matter! Ageing is inevitable, a depressing thought and nothing we can do about it, or is there? No, we can’t add years to life but we can add “life” to the years we have! MaintainingContinue reading “Fitness Is An Attitude of Mind”
Gardening Is Good For Your Health
We certainly feel like we’ve put in a good day’s work, after gardening for hours on end. But is gardening really considered good exercise? For the most part, yes. According to the University of Virginia, gardening rates up there with other moderate to strenuous forms of exercise, like walking and bicycling. It all depends on what gardening task you are doing and for how long. Like any other form of exercise, you have to be active for at least 30 minutes for there to be a benefit.
Have Wheels Will Travel
“Have wheels – will travel”. Cycling is the third most popular recreational activity in the UK with an estimated 3.1 million people riding a bicycle each month. In the 1980’s the Mountain Bike with its sturdy frame and wide tyres for added stability and durability was introduced, and cycling surged in popularity. That was when, as an adult I became the proud owner of a bike, and I still love cycling today! Over the years I have “acquired” other friends cast off bikes, and now my garage houses enough bikes to fit my large or smaller grandchildren and visitors. We have great fun cycling and exploring the riverside area where I live.
The number of factors influence the incidence of heart disease. Ones you cannot change include your family history; your are at increased risk if there is heart disease in your family. Factors that can be reduced or eliminated include high blood cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, and being overweight and physically inactive.
One source of evidence is that the people who walk say that walking makes them feel, and look, good. But this does not prove that walking is beneficial or, as is said when new medical treatments are evaluated, that it does more good than harm. It might be that people who feel good about themselves and who are healthy, walk more than people who are depressed or unwell, and there is probably some truth in that