The US Surgeon General has said that we should all maintain or create an exercise program to not only help fight Corona virus infection, but also to fight mental health issues that come from isolation.
Exercise and diet are the best medicine for the physical and mental health challenges we all face now. To maintain well being during this unprecedented time we would be wise to focus on strengthening our immune system and protecting our mental health.
With so many reasons to worry we all need strategies to fight anxiety. Experts have warned that mental health issues may, in the end, be the most common consequence of this corona virus crisis.
This week we share vital strategies to build a stronger gut biome with diet and exercise to both strengthen your immunity to prevent illness and fight anxiety and prevent depression.
There are trillions of microscopic organisms in the gut that play a crucial role in the overallhealthand function of our body, especially the immune system and proper brain function.
Research has shown that diet and exercise improves your gut bacteria. If you needed another reason to exercise and eat better: it will change the composition of your gutmicrobiome to strengthen your immune system and improve your mental health.
Endurance based exercise, which is defined as extended periods of movement that can be maintained for more than several minutes and lasting up to several hours, has show to strengthen the immune system. Walking, biking, running, cycling, swimming, rowing, and roller skating are examples of outdoor endurance activities characterized by relatively low heart rates (60-70% of max heart rate) that will strengthen your immune system. No matter where you are on the fitness spectrum, we are available for consultation on any of the issues that prevent you developing and maintaining an activity level that provides protection against illness.
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