Staying Healthy Inside Out and Outside In

Maybe you’re in your golden years, or approaching that milestone. When it comes to health and appearance, people who have reached this stage in life might think, “I’ve lived this long as I am, why should I begin thinking now about exercise, wrinkles, or the softness of my skin? It’s more important to make the most of my time and spend it with those I love.”

While it’s commendable to be happy with ourselves as we are, it’s important to optimize our physical attributes. That means getting out of our comfort zone and getting moving. The benefits are many: increased stamina, an upbeat attitude, fewer aches and pains, more resistance to disease, and an improved physical appearance. The healthy glow that results from sufficient exercise, and everything behind it, is worth the time it takes to lace up those sneakers.

Even A Little Bit Helps

But rest assured, you don’t have to make the trek to the gym or run a marathon. Any exercise—from a pleasant walk through a park to climbing two flights of stairs instead of taking the elevator to playing a game of catch with the grandkids—will reap untold benefits. With a few minutes a day spent moving your muscles, you’ll increase your chances of being around and healthy when those grandkids have kids of their own.

Okay, now you’re getting your body in shape. But what about your face and skin? Will taking care of them increase the chances of living healthily?

Health Is On The Inside And Outside

The answer is yes. When we look in the mirror and see those little signs of increasing age (laugh lines, crow’s feet, spots, loose skin, and so on), it can have a negative effect on our feeling of wellbeing. It’s common knowledge that an optimistic outlook works wonders for a person’s physical health. Those extra pounds do more than create an extra burden for our heart and other vital organs. They can wreak havoc on energy levels and our positive self-image. So check out the many options available today to put your best face and body forward: skins conditioners, laser, IPL, liposuction, and discover the best one for you.

Nobody needs high blood pressure or a racing or irregular heartbeat. Get off the couch and move. Once you get your heart pumping, even a little, you’ll reap the benefits.