Regular exercise, especially strength training, helps preserve and build muscle mass, preventing age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia).
Weight-bearing exercises, such as walking or resistance training, support bone density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis.
Regular movement helps lubricate joints, reducing stiffness and the risk of arthritis.
Aerobic exercises like walking, cycling, or swimming improve heart health, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Physical activity helps maintain a healthy weight, reducing the risk of obesity-related health issues.
Exercise releases endorphins, reducing stress, anxiety, and depression. It also helps maintain cognitive function and may lower the risk of neurodegenerative diseases.
Regular physical activity can contribute to better sleep patterns and quality, essential for overall health.
Activities like yoga and tai chi improve flexibility and balance, reducing the risk of falls and injuries.
Regular exercise can strengthen the immune system, making the body more resilient to infections and illnesses.
Studies suggest that a physically active lifestyle is associated with increased life expectancy.