"Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness." Edward Stanley
With time everything changes. During young age, we tend to ignore our health while juggling between professional and personal life. Soon, when we reach our 60’s a lot of health issues come forth. This is the reason many people restrict themselves from enjoying their free time in their 60’s.
There are many who may say that you need to restrict you activities as you’re growing old. Some may associate your age with illness and health problems. Nonetheless, it is up to you how you want to greet your 60’s. We would always suggest you to stay fit and healthy, and consider age as just a number. If you also wish to stay fit and healthy then we would suggest you to follow the mentioned ways. Certainly, you will witness a drastic change in yourself.
Way#1: Mental Commitment
‘Where there is a will, there is a way’. We have heard about this saying a lot on many occasions. Many of you might have even implemented this in your life as well. So, why neglect this motto when it comes to health? Many might say a lot of things about your age and fitness but your determination what matters. The first thing that you need to do to stay fit is have a mental commitment. While trying to stay fit in your 60’s, you will face difficulties. Lack of determination and no mental commitment will make you give up the idea. So, make up your mind and stick to the plan.
Way#2: Consult Dietician
As we grow old, our calorie requirement changes. Generally, people don’t find it important to consult dietician and this is the biggest mistake that one commits. Consulting a dietician and knowing your calorie intake will help you stay fit. Most of the health issues arise due to improper diet. Your diet should be balanced as per your physical activity and the requirement of the body. When you are in your 60’s, your body will not require the same amount of calorie as it used to when you were in your 20’s. A dietician will be able to guide you through this and will provide you detail information about what to eat and how much. If you regularly follow that then certainly you can live with the same energy as you used to in your teens.
Way#3: Carry On With Lifestyle Activity
By the time we reach in our 60’s, we want to rest. We have worked all these years and would like to catch some breathe now. However, the sudden break from physical activity will affect your health. You need to keep your body moving so that the energy level and activeness is maintained in your 60’s. This doesn’t mean that you have to join a gym and start weight lifting. Rather, you can be active by following lifestyle activities like gardening or walking. Experts believe that those who are active in their 60’s tend to stay fit than those who stop their physical activities. So, keep working and stay fit.
Way#4: Mild Exercises
In order to be active and fit, you should include mild exercises in your daily routine. Ageing should never be a reason for you to stop living. A little exercise can help you keep your muscles stay fit and healthy. However, you should never carry out exercises on your own without consulting an expert. Take help of an expert and understand the kind of exercises you can do at this age.
Staying fit and healthy is not a tough job. All one needs to do is alter their life a bit and follow certain rules. If you are able to do that, then you certainly can live a healthy life even in your 60’s and beyond. So, follow these four easy ways and stay fit.