Let’s be honest…running isn’t always fun. I am a runner, and truth told, I can remember a time or two when it was downright miserable. However, there is something about waking early when most of the world is asleep, lacing up my shoes in time to feel the cool morning air, and hearing the sounds of nature coming to life around me.
You may not be aware that May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. With that in mind, I’d like to provide you with some information that can assist you in becoming more active. Most of us know that regular consistent exercise is a key aspect of our overall health and wellness.
The US Department of Health and Human Services recommends 60 minutes or more of physical activity every day for children 6 to 17 years old. They recommend a minimum of 30 minutes, 5 days a week for adults. An active lifestyle has many benefits for the entire family. It improves cardiovascular fitness, builds strong bones and muscles, and helps to control weight.