We have known for quite a while now that a physically active lifestyle makes us healthier and happier. Sport increases our physical and mental fitness and serves as an outlet for daily stress. It strengthens our cardiovascular system, builds muscle and burns fat – all that is good for the entire locomotor system. Social progress and modern technology continue to make our lives more comfortable – but their effects are not always positive. This high level of comfort in our daily life has made one thing too scarce for many of us – physical activity.
Even though physical activity is intrinsic to our nature. Every living being is biologically designed and meant to move. If we do not value this design, the risks to our health only increase. Anybody who plays sport and exercises regularly stays healthy, flexible and able-bodied right up to advanced age.
General fitness can be integrated quite well into our daily routine. All we have to do is alter our habits and change our behaviour. Here are a few tips: