We all know that exercise has a lot of short-term benefits. It can improve your mood, change your body, and make you feel better about yourself. Following a regular exercise programme will also provide some substantial long-term health benefits. Some of these you should be aware of: a decreased likelihood of developing cardiovascular diseases, a potentially extended lifespan, and so on. And yet, there are a few long-term benefits that you might not be aware of. Check out these three long-term benefits of exercise you will see when you’re older. INCREASED BONE STRENGTH When you exercise regularly, you put your bones under an increased load. Placing your bones under pressure of any kind might sound bad – this is a myth! Over time, your bones adapt and become thicker and more vital. In turn, this reduces the chances of developing many common bone conditions in your old age. A lot of older adults suffer from things like arthritis and osteoporosis, which stems from bone weakness. Strengthening your bones – and the muscles around your bones – will make you healthier and less prone to these sorts of health problems. IMPROVED BALANCE AND COORDINATION Similarly, as you get older, you tend… View Post
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