Exercise and proper nutrition play a critical role in maintaining your overall health and quality of life. Exercise and proper nutrition can help maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease as well as lower risks for certain forms of cancer. Your body needs both a proper diet and proper maintenance for you to function at peak performance.
The American Heart Association recommends a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity per day five times per week.
Regular physical activity is one of the best things you can do for your health. Walk whenever possible. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Regular physical activity helps the body function better. It is a key to losing weight and helps to prevent heart disease, diabetes, and a host of other diseases.
Studies have found that people who spend more time each day watching television, sitting, or riding in cars have a greater chance of dying early than people who are more active.
The below articles offer useful and important tips on exercise and diet.