|Gardening is a marvelous activity: refreshing, always changing, and you get flowers!|
Use it or lose it, right? So, if we plan to keep moving, we better give moving. Oh, the many sedentary temptations--I cannot even count them. Being an English major, I could just sit and read, write, enjoy videos endlessly, and it becomes increasingly inexpensive to to so. Except the cost to your health. Sedentary lifestyle is the new smoking, they say, as debilitating to your health.
Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity
Regular exercise changes the brain to improve memory, thinking skills
Also, simple stretching gets the oxygen to your brain, where is belongs. Teachers, get you students to do simple streches and movements as a point of transition in class. You do them, too.
5 ways stretching benefits your health
How Stretching Can Improve Flexibility And Health
Depression and anxiety: Exercise eases symptoms
5 Ways to Sneak Exercise Into Your Daily Routine
Health Risks of a Sedentary Lifestyle
Is sitting on your backside dangerous?