Fitness and Training

Why Being Fit Helps With Chronic Disease

Getting regular exercise and keeping your body fit helps lower your risk of chronic problems, like heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes. But what about the chronic problems that do show up? Across the board, physical activity and maintaining fitness usually helps.

You may need to modify your exercise routines or take specific precautions depending on your symptoms, according to information from the Mayo Clinic. (17) (Be sure to check with your doctor before starting a new exercise program and discuss any limitations or modifications you should be aware of.)

But for most people, regular activity can help with such conditions as heart disease, diabetes, asthma, back pain, arthritis, and cancer. And maintaining fitness also helps ward off additional conditions you might otherwise be at risk for.

Strength training builds muscle and promotes healthy joints, preserving mobility and function in healthy individuals as they age. But this type of exercise also helps decrease arthritis pain and can improve glucose control in people with type 2 diabetes. Simple flexibility exercises can help improve a range of joint motions, reducing risk for potential falls for everyone. (3) And for people with arthritis, stretching eases joint pain and prevents it from getting worse.

In other news – DRAMA: Mohale mocks Somizi with his photo of the Big Hole?

When things were starting to settle down for Somizi, Mohale strikes again. Earlier today the two were said to have reunited but Mohale’s pictures blasting Somizi tell a different story.

Mohale at the Big Hole

Taking to Instagram, Somizi’s estranged husband posted pictures at the big hole, and Mzansi could not help but react to the post. Learn more

Source: everydayhealth

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