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Get Fit Being Physically Active

Updated on October 9, 2012

Lazy Man's Exercise

Physical activity helps to good appearance and general posture. Strength training exercises improve muscular tone. When our abdominal muscles are tightened, we stand more erect and straight. Physical activity get to maintain desirable body weight by using up calories which otherwise might be stored as body fat.

Physical activity improves our cardiovascular system. Most endurance training improves the efficiency of the heart and decreases the pulse rate.

Engaging in the sports and games is fun for anyone of any age. The pleasure and the enjoyment of physical effort contributes in an important measure, to enjoy life, and zest for living.

Relief of mental and emotional tensions and the social pleasures associated with games, sports, or other forms of physical activity are very much recognized for their effect on general well-being.

A healthy individual can live a more productive life. He can work long periods of time without undue fatigue. And of course, he is likely to respond more efficiently to emergency situations That could be encountered daily in life.

There are many ways that you can put activity into your everyday life without changing into shorts or going near a gym.

Always take the opportunity to use the stairs in your office building whenever you can. Avoid the elevator. You may not be able to walk all the flights the first time but eventually you will.

Don't argue for the parking space nearest the front door of the office building or store. You are less tense, if you think of a space some distance away, and will find it easier to park. A short, brisk walk to your place of business will set you up for the day.

Even while dressing or undressing, stand rather than sit. While drying yourself after a bath or shower, place the towel behind your neck or back or under your foot and push hard against the towel.

Whenever you can think of it, pull in your stomach, tighten your shoulder and back muscles. It's good for you and you'll look better too.

Don't be pulled along behind your power-driven lawnmower-push one. It may take a little longer but it's good exercise.


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      noenhulk 10 years ago

      Our task everyday is our natural way of life. We don't notice how it helps keep us fit everyday, even cleaning our own backyard or just walking around.