Live Your Life In Good Health

As we get older it is natural to experience difficulty with normal, daily, routine tasks that were once easy to perform; or so we are taught anyway. See as we get older our body’s age. Without proper care they will become weak and frail begin to depreciate. If we do not change the way we care for ourselves, and our bodies, then we will age in a way that is quite disgraceful. Contrary to popular belief, and regardless of age, these matters can be taken into your own hands and by doing so you will keep yourself in good health.

When we are young we tend to think – whether consciously or not – that we are invincible and that we will never get old. Because of this we tend to ignore the warnings of eating right and exercising properly; this is where the decline actually begins. A focus on good health is – typically – nowhere to be found in youth.

Being in good health does not just mean a “clean bill of health” from the doctor; it means that you have maintained a healthy muscle mass to fat ratio too. We are born with a certain degree of good health and a solid muscle foundation; but over time, this muscle begins to deteriorate. This may not sound so bad, but this means that you also lose your actual strength as well. Because this is a slow process the changes are not noticeable until many, many years later when good health may already be at risk.

But, rest assured, it has been proven that this decay of muscle and good health is happening. To maintain good health one must keep also maintain a healthy muscle to fat ratio. This means that you need to have more muscle than fat, and by quite a bit. This gets more difficult as you age because with the loss of lean muscle mass comes the gain of fat – unseen fat. Over time you will finally see changes in your body shape that are not really appealing to the human eye.

One of the most noticeable changes is the waist increase; another is the loss of definition in the arms, buttocks, and legs. If and when you see these “symptoms” it is time to stop playing around and do something in order to regain your good health and physique. Shocking that skinnier arms and legs may not be a good sign, but skinnier is not always better. In fact, thighs are your largest muscle group and probably the most important to this entire process.

A physical change might not mean much to some, while it means the world to others. But, it should. This physical change is a sign that you are losing that precious good health. Along with this loss comes the loss of physical strength and, down the road, the ability or will to do common things on your own. Think, long and hard. Would you rather be sitting on the balcony sipping tea with your friends, when you are old, or rusting away in an assisted living center because you can no longer fend for yourself?

It is important that you focus on good health now, while you still can, if you want to enjoy the final years of your life. Without proper strength training exercises you will find that you are not enjoying tea in your later years. Finding a mere 20-30 minutes 2-3 times a week to challenge and push your muscles is all it takes to preserve, not only your good health, but your sexy physique too. Work to stay strong while you still can and you will still be strong when many others are falling to the wayside.