Published: 01/25/2013 - Updated: 02/04/2018
Do you want to exercise but do not know which one is right for you? Even though you can get used to every kind of exercise with the proper preparation, some can suit our needs and tastes in a better way, according to our age. Then I will recommend you some that you may enjoy and will bring you more and more benefits.
From 15 to 20 years
Teens should create the habit of exercise, not only to keep them in shape, but also to stay healthy and in good spirits. But we must bear in mind that they are still in a developmental stage and a more intense exercise should be evaluated by an expert.
Ideally, opt for a recreational activity like dancing, or any exercise that excites them and help tone their silhouette.
Generates a correct walking posture, strengthens feet, legs and arms. Even manages to provide more flexibility. Do an hour of this activity, either alone or accompanied. Plus it helps to release daily stress while having fun; you can burn up to 300 calories.
In the 20s
Starts the working life, so some people spend long periods sitting, but not for everyone. Also many women become mothers at this age, which causes the accumulation of fat in the body.
Cardiovascular or aerobic activities like walking or jogging.
Increases breathing capacity, practicing 60 minutes you can lose between 500 and 700 calories. It's good exercise, it reduces stress and anxiety.
In the 30s
This is when the body starts to lose muscle fibers, can be seen by the sagging tissues. Physical activity is an effective way to avoid it.
Give preference to joint activities like skating.
Choose an activity that blends strength, skill and endurance. So that you help to burn fat, improve blood circulation and motor skills. This activity can eliminate 600 calories per hour.
In the 40s
The primary objective is to maintain muscle tone, and delay aging. It is at this stage that many women experience hormonal changes that are reflected not only in their mood but also in the body.
Swimming, for being a complete exercise that keeps endurance.
Underwater, muscles are worked five or six times more than exercise outside. You can lose about 500 calories and also depression symptoms disappear.
In the 50s
The main objective is to prevent loss of muscle mass, which leads to loss of strength, caused by a sedentary lifestyle.
Resistance exercises like biking, which helps muscle mass during the workout.
Increases physical and mental strength, joint mobility, correct posture and relieve back pain. In one hour, you will burn 400 calories.
Remember that exercise gives us many benefits to our health, and you can choose the one that best suits not only your needs but also your taste. It should be something that you enjoy doing, to do it frequently without abandoning it.
The general recommendation is to practice at least 30 minutes of exercise four days a week. It is useless to spend two or three hours a day, since there is no continuity, and therefore the benefits are not the same. Practicing physical activity is part of a healthy lifestyle.