BP Blog｜Six Mistakes Exercise Accelerates Aging
Dec 20, 2023
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Active exercise is very beneficial to health, but not the right way will damage the body, only to master the right way can effectively help you achieve the purpose of exercise. Are you getting your fitness routine right?
Learn about the wrong ways to exercise：
Mistake # 1: Exercising too intensely.
While it's admirable to keep a full exercise schedule, rest is necessary. Prolonged, strenuous exercise and lack of sleep can increase cortisol levels in the blood, causing blood sugar to rise. These sugars bind to collagen fibers, which can lead to decreased skin elasticity, spots and premature wrinkles. No matter how enthusiastic you are about exercise, take at least one day off a week.
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Mistake # 2: Poor body posture.
Bad posture can damage the spine and leave you with a permanent hump. To avoid poor posture and the wrong posture, you need to work out with a professional trainer who can calibrate the deviation of your body parts. Yoga, Pilates or ballet exercises can also correct poor posture.
Mistake # 3: Only doing cardio.
Although many people keep exercising, they only do cardio. In fact, strength training can help you continue to burn calories when you're not exercising, and it can help you maintain muscle weight and look younger.
Mistake # 4: Neglecting pelvic floor muscles.
Pelvic floor muscles may not be the first muscle area that comes to mind when you exercise, but they are important. Neglecting pelvic floor muscles can lead to belly fat and urinary incontinence in middle-aged women. To keep your pelvic floor muscles tight, you can do three sets of 10 Kegel exercises (anal levator exercises) three times a day.
Mistake # 5: Ignoring high-intensity interval workouts.
High-intensity intermittent exercise is very effective in fighting aging. A study in the Journal of Cell Metabolism showed that older people who engaged in high-intensity intermittent exercise had a 69 percent increase in mitochondrial performance, which helps improve insulin sensitivity and reduce the risk of diabetes. Therefore, it is necessary to engage in high-intensity intermittent exercise 3 times a week.
Mistake # 6: Never decompress.
Practice yoga and martial arts to help keep your skin supple and glowing, and you can also try meditation to reduce stress and anxiety.