Persuasive Essay On Healthy Lifestyle

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How would it feel to accomplish a marathon at the age of 101? Imagine climbing Mount Everest at 76 years old?. Would it not feel incredible to be a world record winning yoga instructor at the age of 93? How would it feel to be able to extreme barefoot water ski at 92? Do any of those sound impossible? Faukja Singh, Min Bahadur Sherchan, Tao Porchon-Lynch, and George “Banana” Blair know the feeling of each of these respectively. Through hard work, proper nutrition, and living an active lifestyle, these incredible world renowned athletes are achieving what many only dream to achieve in a lifetime. What one should take away from these individuals is not the daunting nature of their feats, but that even at an advanced age, one can live an…show more content…
When done correctly This form of training when done correctly positively affects the respiratory and circulatory systems of the body. Running, cycling, dancing, HIIT training, among others are potential forms of endurance exercises to try. It is advised that adults include a minimum of two and a half hours of moderate intensity endurance training per week. This does not need to be as difficult as it may appear. One can segment this into sessions as short as ten to fifteen minutes. A moderate intensity would increase the body temperature, increase the heart rate, and cause one to breathe faster. Increasing the intensity allows someone to achieve more in a shorter amount of time. Starting gradually into endurance training is recommended. Begin with no more than twenty to thirty minutes per workout for moderate intensity, and a condensed amount of time for high intensity. Strength training, or resistance training, quite literally uses means of resistance against muscles to increase muscular strength and endurance. With strength training, one can use their body weight, free weights, weight lifting machines, or resistance bands to achieve their strength exercise training. Increasing strength training leads to increased balance, posture, and muscle mass. Ideally, one would train each of the major muscle groups of the body 2-3 times per week, allowing for days of
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