Battling another cough or cold? Feeling tired all the time? Did you know that exercising regularly makes you less likely to get common colds.
You may feel better if you follow a simple exercise routine a few times a week. Did you know that exercise can dramatically impact your immune system? Additionally, it also boosts the body's feel-good chemicals and help you sleep better and aids in body recovery. While the right kind of exercise can boost your immune function, the wrong type can harm it! Very intense exercise like crossfit is wonderful if your goal is to increase athletic performance. Heavy, long-term exercise (such as marathon running and intense gym training) may not always be the ideal dose to support your immune system. Studies have shown that people who follow a moderately energetic lifestyle, benefit the most in keeping lifestyle diseases at bay. Moderate intensity low-impact exercise seems to be most promising for supporting your immune system.
The right dose of prescribed exercise for a healthy immune system. You in?
Each one’s body type, exercise capacity and tolerance varies, therefore it is important to assess your fitness baselines first and then calculate your unique exercise dose which is safe and effective for you to participate in. Regular exercise - Gives you more energy, Makes you feel stronger, Improves your moods and mental wellbeing, Reduces stress and help you sleep, Helps your digestion and prevent excessive weight gain, Helps control blood pressure and makes your heart strong, Reduces cholesterol levels and your chance of developing heart disease, Strengthens your muscles and bones, Helps reduce your blood sugar levels, Improves the efficiency of dialysis and excretion of harmful toxins.