Some even say recreation is worth of dedicating our lives to it. But let’s try to stay humble including the fact that people have less and less their own free time to dedicate it to themselves. The pace of life is incredibly increasing, hunger for money, success, power and we are becoming too busy for our loved ones and us. So what is left has to be used in a best possible way. Anyway, recreation is one of the best ways to fetch up lost personal time and take a break from a routine getting many benefits. There is no greater and healthier way to achieve the experience of self-actualization and spiritual renewal including the development of health and fitness of an individual.
Current everyday health problems like higher blood pressures, the risk of diabetes, osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases and many other may be significantly regulated and solved just by regular recreation and physical activity. The effectiveness of your immune system will be maximized and make you resistant to various diseases. Doctor visits will become rarer, the mass index becomes lower and not mentioning changing the body shape and esthetic looks. Improving muscular capacity and endurance, increasing muscular strength leads to high quality basal metabolic rate and overall posture. Developing flexibility will result in decreased risk of injury, the range of body motions and movements ability will increase remarkably. Getting your body in better shape and composition as a result of long term adaptations will lead to higher quality body function and improved body mass index.
As an important part of overall health, mental wellness is finding great balance through physical activity. Reducing stress level and managing depression are one of leading factors to that balance. Putting in control how you spend your free time gives a positive effect in your mind overcoming all everyday obligations. Feeling of increased confidence and improved creativity will for sure effect positively on other results in life roles. Spending time actively lowers levels of hormone cortisol leading to reducing stress and anxiety. To achieve balance in total, it is needed to care for mind, body, and spirit as well. Working on positive health behaviors will improve our health and health of people around us. Facing challenges, encouraging and taking risks will boost your confidence and make you feel much fresher and relaxed which will have a huge positive effect on general health.
Improving quality of life
As said the main key is the balance. Balancing pressure of work and family with mental and physical wellbeing is most important life fact. Choosing recreation and physical activity as one of the priorities in life will lead to overall satisfaction and positive attitude for sure. Exercise will slow down declining in physical performance that occurs with age. Many types of research show that more active people in midlife preserve more mobility and independence in deeper age. Exercise helps you live better in general. So what are you waiting for, get started as soon as possible?