Health experts typically agree that adults should shoot for at least 75 minutes of moderate to intense exercise weekly. Yep, that’s it. That’s your benchmark. Just over 20 minutes a day 3 times per week or exercise 10 minutes a day is all it takes to protect your weekend plans.
Think about it. We look forward to getting out and active on the weekends. The last thing we want standing in our way is an avoidable or embarrassing injury. That’s where our weekday habits can make all the difference.
Movement truly is medicine for the body. Regular exercise during the week can help reduce the risk of injury on the weekends. And if nagging aches and pains are keeping you sidelined, you know who the experts are.. who you going to call? No not ghostbusters!!! Curis Functional Health has your back..
Why It Matters
And get this. Compared to inactive individuals, weekend warriors have a lower risk of developing arthritis. Studies also suggest they have a 30 percent lower risk of developing depression.
So, how do you reap the benefits? Think less sitting and more moving, stretching, and strength training. Just a few minutes spent each day developing these habits will help improve your support, stability, flexibility, and overall fitness. And remember if you don’t move it, you will eventually lose it..
Start with just 10 minutes each day. Utilize your smartwatch and health apps to receive reminders to help you start making each part of your daily routine. Feel free to pick our brains if you’re looking for new things to try as well! Build this time into your day, don’t try to work it in or life will happen and your workout will not..
Make time for you, because no one else will..