No matter your age, you can take small, easy steps to improve your quality of life today. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and staying physically active has lasting effects on your heart health, mental health and overall longevity.
If you’ve ever felt too old to start something new, let Ernestine Shepherd be your inspiration. At almost 81 years old, she is the oldest competitive body builder in the world — but she didn’t start exercising until she was 56. She is living proof that age is just a number.
Don’t worry; you don’t have to become a competitive bodybuilder to improve your quality of life. Here are a few easy things you can do today to start improving your physical and mental fitness:
Physical fitness helps you live longer, prevent chronic disease, and is also one of the most effective ways to improve your mental health. Regular exercise can:
Take advantage of warmer weather this season by starting a new exercise routine and eating a healthier diet. Before you get started, consult your primary care physician. They can advise you on an exercise routine and diet that is right for you.
The doctors at Pomona Valley Health Centers are here to help you lead your healthiest life. Contact us today to schedule an appointment at 909-630-7829.
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