Being fit and healthy in a generation where almost everything is instant seems to have become more and more difficult. Just look at the rate of obesity and medical conditions associated to unhealthy eating and lack of physical activities. Affected age groups are even becoming younger and younger. Instant foods, instant travel to any destination, and anything else that is instant made our lives easier, but the impact on our health came almost unnoticed.
There are a lot of activities that can be done to promote a healthier lifestyle. Losing weight to be healthier and fitter is one of the aimed results of some of these activities. Running or jogging, for example, is highly practiced for weight loss. But it isn’t for everyone. Some may think that it’s the simplest form of exercise everyone can participate on for the purpose of weight loss, but some medical professionals may actually discourage running until a more favorable weight is achieved.
There are lots of other options available for both low-impact and high-impact exercises. Though some high-impact exercises may burn more calories, it can be unsafe depending on the level of fitness. [Read more…]