LAVACA COUNTY
CHIROPRACTIC

‘Healthy Living’

Looking to Relax? Try Exercise.

Bottom Line:
If you are stressed out or looking for a little rest and relaxation, exercise may be just what you need. Aerobic exercise is good for your mind and body. It has the unique ability to counter depression, decrease stress, and provide a combination of exhilaration and calmness.

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Getting Older Doesn’t Mean Slowing Down

Bottom Line:
Staying healthy as you age is not just about adding more years to your life. It’s also about adding more life to your years! Participating in daily physical activity and exercise can help ensure that you maintain a high quality of life as you get older, as well as help you reduce aches and improve your mental attitude.

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Moving Your Body Towards Improved Health

Bottom Line:
Being healthy doesn’t mean you need to spend 20 hours each week in the gym. Little things like standing at work instead of sitting can make a big improvement in your overall health. On the other hand, a sedentary lifestyle is a significant factor in many chronic diseases, as well as spinal aches and pains.

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Exercise is the Best Medicine

Bottom Line:
We’ve all heard about how exercise is good for you. But do you know how powerful that statement really is? Nearly every major risk factor for chronic disease can be lowered with as little as 15 minutes of moderate exercise per day. As you age, the cells in your body can become damaged, your metabolism slows down, and you lose muscle strength. Daily exercise has been shown to actually slow down the typical aging process. The catch is that if you aren’t exercising consistently, you may be unknowingly accelerating the aging process and increasing your risk of chronic disease.

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