If you’re curious how to improve your health, or the health of your loved ones, Choice Health Management has the answers! This National Men’s Health Month, try these top tips to make the most of your fitness – no matter your age.
- Don’t Slow Down
Whether it’s a morning jog, afternoon stroll, or evening swim, keeping active is one of the best things you can do for your body. Cardio activities can especially aid you as you age by strengthening your heart and lungs. The exercise from these workouts may not only help your muscles, but can also improve your cognition from additional neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. These key chemicals help your brain to regulate sleep, happiness and alertness – keeping you feeling well!
- Go Nuts for Nuts
Your metabolism slows after you reach age 50. Eating smart and maintaining an active lifestyle are key to keeping good health. A smart snack that delivers plenty of power and protein is the mighty almond. With only 170 calories per 22 pieces, almonds are much easier to stash in your pocket or bag when traveling to and from work, not to mention delicious!
- Get Your Beauty Rest
New research shows that sleeping less than seven hours per night can impact your cognitive skills. Making time for rest can truly help you boost your productivity in the long run. If you feel like you’re lagging at the office, an extra hour of sleep may be just what the doctor ordered!
- Stay on Top of Your Health
Between regular dental, vision, and hearing checkups, be sure you have annual appointments with your preferred physician to stay ahead of other age related medical issues. By maintaining your health from the get go, you can be better prepared should something change as you better in age.
At Choice Health Management we are excited to help our residents continue to improve their physical and mental fitness. If you have a loved one that needs some extra attention achieving their fitness goals, drop us a line today! We’ll help you find the best exercise for their individual needs.