Anti-aging exercise programs need to include exercises for your heat (cardio exercises) as well as exercises to strengthen your muscles and those improve your balance and co-ordination.
Medical advice is that we should to exercise in ways that will increase our heart rate for 20 minutes each day. Such activities have many beneficial effects. They can:
With so many health benefits you will want to include some Anti-aging exercise in your daily activities.
How much cardio exercise do you do each day? Researchers tell us that 20 -45 minutes a day is more than enough. In fact they advise us not do over do exercise. Long periods, a few hours a day for example, are NOT a good health habit. Such extended periods or cardio vascular exercise can: over tax your body and lead to bone loss (Osteoporosis). Athletes,who often exercise for extended periods, usually have an experienced trainer and/or doctor monitoring their training. Still, it has been shown that professional cyclists, swimmers and even runners can suffer excessive bone loss from extensive their training.
If you are doing regular cardio workouts as part of your Anti-aging exercise program, you want to keep your workout within the 20 - 45 minute range.
Here are are other activities that meet the criteria for good anti-aging exercises.
Please, it does not matter what you do. What matters is that you get your heart pumping and that you are breathing deeply for about 20 minutes at least 3 or 4 times a week. If you do these activities, you will be adding years to your lifespan AND putting off the day that the markers of 'old age' begin to show in your life. Oh, yes, such activities will also help your memory and cognition.
If you want to learn more about the kinds of exercise that can ward off some of the loses people experience in old age, go to
If you have been doing cardio exercises, will you share your experience with others? There is nothing like hearing from some one who has 'been there, done that' to motivate us to try something new.