“Exercise is Vitally Important for a Powerful Immune System”
There have been lots of studies showing that exercise is a vital part of boosting our immune system.
Simple – Taking one hour everyday to do something as simple as…
Walking briskly (5 Miles);
Swimming briskly (5 Miles);
Bike riding briskly (10 to 15 Miles);
Weight training (For One Hour);
and other types of moderate physical exercise keeps our immune system strong.
Moderation is Key – Studies with mice show that lots of exercise does just the opposite, extreme exercise lowers immunity… but mice that were given moderate exercise had a boost in immunity.
So if you exercise to exhaustion you might have endorphins and serotonin in your brain telling you that you feel great. But “moderate” exercise is the best overall for boosting your immune system.
Less Sick Days – And those who exercise take half as many sick days at work… compared to those who don’t exercise.
Improves Mood – And exercise improves our mood… making us feel better by creating the endorphins in the body that change to serotonin in our brain making us feel happy.
Here are some great exercises.
I recommend the following…
Routine – 3 days a week doing the following muscle building exercises, then the other 4 days doing a cardiovascular workout like walking, swimming, or biking.
Also as we age our muscles start to decline… so some kind of resistance training (Weight Training) is vitally important.
Day 1 – work on your strength training, then the next day do your cardiovascular workout, this type of switching back and forth keeps you from getting bored and keeps your body trim, toned, and vital.
See link to article on “3 Great Exercises that Only take 20 minutes”
And here are 35 great reasons…
why walking 5 miles a day is important for the mind, body, and spirit.
There’s overwhelming evidence that walking 5 miles a day will change your life?
I know people who started walking 5 miles a day… and lost more than 50 lbs.
Here are a few benefits of walking 5 miles a day.
Walking 5 miles a day cuts your risk of having a heart attack in half.
Walking 5 miles a day cuts your risks of colon cancer.
Walking 5 miles a day lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases good cholesterol (HDL).
Walking 5 miles a day increases libido and sexual enjoyment according to studies.
Walking 5 miles a day can help those suffering from fibromyalgia according to studies.
Walking 5 miles a day can help your memory according research.
Walking 5 miles a day can help you get off medications according to studies.
Walking 5 miles a day can help you survive cancer according to recent studies.
Walking 5 miles a day can help prevent cancer.
Walking 5 miles a day can greatly lower your chances of coming down with diabetes.
Walking 5 miles a day can help lower your blood sugar in general.
Walking 5 miles a day can help you sleep better.
Walking 5 miles a day can help you lose weight.
Walking 5 miles a day can lower blood pressure.
Walking 5 miles a day can improve your mood according to research.
Walking 5 miles a day can help with back pain according to studies.
Walking 5 miles a day can increase bone density and thus prevent osteoporosis.
Walking 5 miles a day balances your hormones.
Walking 5 miles a day reduces your risk of having a stroke.
Walking 5 miles a day reduces your chances of coming down with dementia.
Walking 5 miles a day increases circulation in your whole body.
Walking 5 miles a day lowers triglycerides.
Walking 5 miles a day can help your butt look good… tightening up those sagging muscles.
Walking 5 miles a day helps you live longer according to studies.
Walking 5 miles a day reduces stress.
Walking 5 miles a day switches off genes responsible for metabolic syndrome.
Walking 5 miles a day reduces inflammation.
Walking 5 miles a day can be a great way to meditate and clear your mind.
Walking 5 miles a day prevents broken bones caused by lack of activity.
Walking 5 miles a day reduces free radicals in your body… so you age better.
Walking 5 miles a day helps those suffering from arthritis according to studies.
Walking 5 miles a day boosts your immune system so you don’t come down with disease.
Walking 5 miles a day gives you time to think things about things… and let them go.
Walking 5 miles a day allows you to connect with nature and thus feel better.
Walking 5 miles a day can improve your mood.
Walking 5 miles a day helps your self-esteem, when you feel good and look good… you feel better.
Like swimming walking is one of the easies and best exercises around… easy on the body.
So dust off those walking shoes and start out slow, have a goal in mind, take it easy at first but build up to 5 miles over the course of 30 days. Soon you will be walking 5 miles in 50 to 60 minutes.
Or join a walking group and have fun, enjoy nature and have time to relax and think things through… or meditate on the crisp morning air.
It will do your mind, body, and spirit good!
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist
Feel Free to Share – This information is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
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