Exercising to feel and look younger


We have yet to find the fountain of youth, creams and pills don’t pass the test of time, makeup doesn’t last, and surgery…. who wants to walk around without facial expressions? But we are finding natural ways to delay the effects of aging that anyone can do and it costs next to nothing. Ready for this breakthrough remedy??……. Exercise! In a recent study of mice, those furry creatures were able to stop graying fur, hair loss, and brain and muscle atrophy more simply by hopping on the treadmill!. Yes, I know we are not mice, but we share 99 percent of genes with the mouse. So if mice can exercise to look and feel younger, so can you! And aside from the anti-aging effects, exercising can also:

As you’ve probably noticed, the key word is YOU. You need to do the exercise to feel and look younger. No infomercial gym equipment is needed, no pills need to be swallowed. The motivation needs to come from within. The benefits you gain from exercising will depend on your starting point and how much effort you put into it. You’ll need to match your physical activity to your own needs and abilities. For example, some people swim a mile without thinking twice about it. For others, a slow walk to the corner store and back is a big achievement. Exercise and physical activity are good for just about everybody and can make anyone look and feel younger. There are many activities to choose from. Here are just a few:

If you are not sure where to start or if you have a medical condition, you should consult with your doctor or physiotherapist first. They can guide you through exercises that you can perform safely and will know which exercises are best for what you want to achieve. At Elite Sports Injury we can perform our Functional Movement Screen that will help us determine which exercises are best for your capabilities and fitness level. Stop in today!



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