Exercise – The Good Old Drug
Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your health. The key is to find the right exercise for you. The benefits of increasing your exercise output will improve your general physical health, mental health, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, diabetes and can help with some cancers.
Get plenty of fresh air and exercise. Increase your daily activity:
Children – Increase playtime outside and reduce screen time
Adolescent – Encourage participation in school/club sports
Adults – Be active, aim to to exercise for 30 minutes a day of at moderate intensity (enough to get slightly breathless). Start by doing any physical activity and then gradually build up. Do strengthening exercise on at least 2 days each week.
You may experience some side effects:
Tachycardia, sweating, muscle soreness, release of endorphins, weight loss, muscle gain, increase in energy levels, improves overall health and wellbeing. (etc.)
It is safe (recommended) in pregnancy.