Fitness and Your Health
Wondering what fitness routine is right for you? Choosing the right exercise can often depend on your body shape. Exercising options include low-impact activities like walking and Pilates; Qigong exercise additionally combines low impact fitness with a total mind and body experience that is similar to yoga.
If you prefer high-impact work-outs, why not try martial arts or weight training. Interval training combines many forms of exercise and is a great option if you like variety in your work-outs while cardio exercise is an excellent way to strengthen the heart, as are cardio machines.
But if you're worried about results, remember that your metabolism plays a big role in how much weight you lose and how quickly you lose it. And remember that fitness safety is crucial during every work-out, no matter what impact level the exercise. Safety is especially important if you're a senior; visit our fitness for seniors page.
Obesity is a serious health condition that can lead to heart disease, diabetes, as well as fertility problems and pregnancy complications. Find out more about obesity and its effects on women's health here.