Continuing our study of the second law of health, exercise, activity helps circulation, aids in restful sleep, cosmetics and acts as an antidepressant.
Initially, physical activity was necessary for survival and recreation. Today much of our work and leisure is motionless. We were designed to move. We don't need to be instructed to exercise if our entire lifestyle is built around being physically active.
An average amount of time to be spent on exercise is about 20 mintes a day at least three times a week. Of course, our individual condition dictates how that figure may need to be modified. Multi "award-winning"
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offers several references to the value of purposeful exercise.
My last three years of teaching involved climbing six flights of stairs several times a day in an old building. When we reached the top landing both my pupils and I were huffing and puffing. Little did I realize that the climb was actually saving my life. Since, the pupils received sparse other exercise, it was actually good for them as well.
When I first returned from a nursing home, everyone said I should get a handicap sticker for my car so I could park closer to stores. Independent creature that I am, I never got a sticker and would use shopping carts to lean on as I made my way through parking lots. I was forced to be more mobile which provided sufficient exercise for me at the time.
Having an exercise accountability partner works well. Invigorating walks in nature combine the health laws of exercise, air, and sunshine.
Exercise is not just a matter of accomplishing goals; it needs to become a way of life