Starting a workout is easy, sticking to it requires motivation. Motivation is an internal push that makes you carry out your goals, no matter what your goals are! If you had ever jumped into a workout, you might probably know that you need a constant motivation to keep on going. You might find that motivation does not last for long, so does everything else. The key to stay motivated is to constantly gather around like-minded people. Your company affects the way you think and feel. If you stay with positive people, you stay positive.
There are always different opinions on when you should eat after a workout but ideally the best time to eat is about 30 minutes after a Discover new interests. The reason for this is because that is when your body absorbs the most nutrients and glycogen (an energy in your body) is replaced most efficiently. If you can’t take it at 30 minutes try to at least take it before an hour because after that your body does not absorb the nutrients as well.
Exercise prevents many chronic conditions and helps you live a longer life. When you exercise, there are certain risk factors (like heart disease, diabetes to name a few) that you can dramatically reduce. This means longer life and more healthy and enjoyable years throughout your life.
Lastly, exercise can control weight gain. The more you exercise the more calories you burn. Our body uses fat, carbohydrates, and protein for energy, and any excess of these becomes stored fat. exercise can improve our metabolic rate that works the same way as a car uses gasoline. It converts sugar from carbohydrates to a fuel called ATP that the body uses for all of its functions and processes. Regular senior fitness training has also shown to slow the process of aging.
Once something goes on your calendar, remember how it got there. You put it there! If you put it there, only you can take it off. If you have something important and beneficial to yourself on the calendar, there is only one reason to take it off. That one reason: If something is more important and more beneficial to you. I didn’t say “more urgent”, I said more important. There will always be urgent things that come about. These things are not important. They may scream for your attention, but unless we are talking about an actual emergency, urgent does NOT equal important. Put it on, don’t take it off. The little things can wait until you are done. In fact, they may even feel easier because you are energized.
Think back to when you were a child. You were probably on the go all of the time, doing things, trying things, being inquisitive. The worst fate that befell you was when you got grounded and sent to your room! That inquisitiveness led to exercise by accident. It was a normal and natural way in which to exercise.
If your company does not yet have a wellness program that includes walking, perhaps it would be a good idea to mention it to someone with an open mind in human resources. You’ll be doing yourself and your co-workers a great service.