As we get older we may come to realize that we don’t bounce back or recover as quickly from an injury, or that the ‘spring in our step’ is not there any longer. Regular exercise definitely has a lot to do with how fast we recover, how vital we feel, and how we perform all those daily tasks and recreational activities. Just like financial planning for retirement, planning for a strong healthy body that can pull us through old age, living independent with a high quality of life also takes planning. And we need to be SMART about it.
Some of the leading health problems in America include heart disease, stroke, respiratory diseases like COPD, and Diabetes. And pharmaceutical industries have come up with all kinds of drugs to help eliminate or relieve some these diseases, but there is a catch. Many of the these drugs require you to take them everyday for the rest of your life. To make matters worse, the side effects of some of those drugs are almost as bad as the disease they are trying to fix.