Fitness Bits

Physical body fitness is extremely important for the management of your weight, emotional, brain, hormonal, immune and digestive fitness. Please check out this YouTube presentation on functional exercises that can be incorporated into your daily life.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbV0JtYGa6c

Exercise is often viewed as something you do only if you need to lose weight, while this is a valued feature there is so much more to it than that and I would like to share an article written by Dr Mercola on the Value of Yoga, this link will take you there.

 

Cardiovascular fitness

This is a “must do” everyday, it is not something to aspire too, your body needs this as a basic requirement for average health. I am not even talking about optimum health, for more info.   Blog: http://www.agelessvitality.com.au/2012/exercise-and-ageing-with-vitality-part-one-cardiovascular-fitness/

Health discussion : http://www.agelessvitality.com.au/health/

 

Strength training

To ensure you best chance of ageing with health and vitality, you must challenge your body with some form of resistnce, whether it be bands, weights, pilates of yoga

Here is something basic that is on my facebook page.  We forget that most of us new exactly how to move our body when we were younger, it seems that as a culture our beliefs and behaviours could have let us down….do you think?

http://www.youtube.com/embed/3OGl6nKeMIA

http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=345534028864414&set=a.315745545176596.73989.313793672038450&type=1&theater

Core training

Vital for the support of our digestive system and also the integrity of our structural strength.

Yoga has long been looked upon as relaxing, strengthening, however it is excellent for your core strength. Here is a link to an article on Yogahttp://www.agelessvitality.com.au/benefits-of-yoga-by-dr-joseph-mercola/

Watch this spot for posts on how to look after your core strength.

 

Flexibility

To me this is a determining indicator on the degree of health and vitality with the ageing process.

My latest blog, which is Part III of my exercising for vitality series is http://www.agelessvitality.com.au/2012/exercise-for-ageing-with-vitality-partiii-flexibilitycore-training/

2. Here is a great informational clip on the benefits of yoga with Dr Joseph Mercola http://www.agelessvitality.com.au/benefits-of-yoga-by-dr-joseph-mercola/

 

Balance

Vital for our health and well being.

To understand what you need to know, check out these links. Actually, for the moment start watching a three year old child, they will teach (or remind) you everything you used to know.

Here is Utube clip with Dr Sandra Cabot going through the Body Types. It will give you an understanding of each body type, characteristics and best exercise routine etc. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPLSg3qWzx4&feature=plcp

As with all the guidance please consult your doctor before using any health treatment — including herbal supplements and natural remedies — and tell your doctor if you have a serious medical condition or are taking any medications. The information presented here is for educational purposes only and is in no way intented as substitute for medical counselling.