A woman's body requires different types of exercises depending on her age.
Every morning at 5 am Mya goes for a run around her neighbourhood. She ends her session with some stretches. This helps to clear her mind, rejuvenates her body and gets her ready for the day. At aged 35, Mya looks and feels great. But, is her ritualistic morning jog adequate to keep her health.
Some healthy habits are timeless --they never go out of style! At every stage of your life health experts recommend regular exercise, eating the right foods, getting adequate sleep, taking care of your mental health - among other things.
A woman's body requires different types of exercises depending on her age.Weight- bearing and resistance exercises are recommended for women in their 30s--they force you to work against gravity and are best for your bones. Once you’re healthy enough and your doctor approves, activities such as walking, running, hiking, climbing stairs, playing tennis and dancing should be part of your routine. Resistance exercises such as lifting weights can also strengthen bones.
Most people peak bone mass between 25 -30 after which bone resorption slowly begins to exceed new bone formation. Doing these suggested exercises during your 30s is crucial and slows down bone loss. Another way to improve your bone health is by including high volumes of calcium and vitamin D in your diet. Exercises that are easy on the joints, such as swimming and cycling, do not foster bone health.