As we head into the fall and winter months, it becomes harder to find the motivation to exercise. Exercise is excellent for your body both physically and mentally, no matter what your age is. With October being National Physical Therapy Month, it is a great time to evaluate your health goals and set new ones to complete before the end of the year.
A large myth about physical therapy is that it just benefits those injured and helps them recover. Physical therapy helps those that have been injured and helps create injury prevention. Physical therapy helps manage stress, increases flexibility/mobility, and improves overall wellness.
Yoga is a great way to stretch both your body and your mind. Yoga is a form of meditation that relaxes both you and your body. With specific poses, yoga helps to stretch and strengthen your body. With more than 100 types of yoga, from fast-paced and intense to slow and relaxing, there is sure to be a practice for everyone.
Try New Forms of Exercise
Not a huge fan of exercising? Maybe you have not found the right one for you yet. Challenge yourself to try two different forms of exercise a week to find out which one works best for you. Even daily stretches and a 30-minute walk can be extremely beneficial for your body.