Regular physical activity is great for both your body and mind!
Benefits of exercise
Exercising is medically proven that it is the cure to many major illnesses. It reduces the risk of you getting type 2 diabetes, getting cancers, lowers your risk of getting any early death, getting depression, arthritis, hip fractures, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease and stroke.
Participating in physical activities can help build your self esteem, confidence, your mood, reduce any stresses that you may have, improves your sleep quality and also can give a massive boost to your energy levels.
Popular cardiovascular exercises
- Walking fast
- Bike riding
- Skipping rope
- Gymnastics & many other sports
Muscle strengthening exercises
- Press-ups, Push-ups, Pull-ups & Sit-ups
People are required to do 150 minutes of exercise per week. This helps maintain body weight and also enables you to lose weight. It is recommended that you carry out 50 minutes of exercise 3 times a week, with giving yourself a maximum of 2/3 days recovery in between each physical activity you participate in.