The Tapestry active adult livingAs a child, you might have been on the go all of the time. You spent hours outdoors playing sports, riding bikes, and engaging in activities that kept you fit and healthy. However, once you hit adulthood, you might have slowed down significantly. You can initiate active adult living by using these strategies in your everyday life.

Most fitness experts recommend that people get at least 45 minutes of exercise a day. For someone who has been inactive for years, 45 minutes can seem like a long time. Even so, you are encouraged to start slowly and work your way up to that goal.

Exercise insiders say you do not have to join a gym. You can go for a walk around your neighborhood to burn calories and work out your muscles. A 20 to 30 minute walk every day for at least a week could be enough to get your body ready for longer stints of exercising.

If you remember how to ride a bike, you may take a bike ride around the park or on a nature trail. The exertion of peddling is excellent for your heart and muscles. You burn calories and lower your blood pressure.

After a few weeks of working out every day, you may notice that you are losing weight. This result confirms doctors’ advice that people do not need to join gyms or buy expensive memberships to clubs to get back into shape. Simple measures at home can be all it takes for many people to achieve their fitness goals.

By maintaining an active lifestyle, you could enhance your health, lose pounds, and trim the fat around your body. You also avoid problems like high blood pressure and heart disease. These daily tips may come in handy if you have not been active since you were a child.

Check out the active adult living at The Tapestry, an age-targeted community in Garner, NC.  Call 954-815-2530.


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