If you have very little time to invest in your personal development, this is for you. I’d like to show you that even 10 minutes a day can go a long way. Keep this short morning routine up for a few months, and you’ll become calmer, more relaxed, and feel great about starting your day in a productive way, like this:
Even the most youthful and dedicated athletes are not immune to exercise-related injuries. But any expert will quickly point out that the risks of not engaging in regular physical activity are far more dangerous to your health than doing nothing.
Proper technique, form and training all are keys to maximizing workout benefits and avoiding a pulled muscle, sprain or worse. As we age, education about our changing bodies also is critical to getting optimum benefits.
Here’s what experts say about mindfully navigating your way through the decades.
In Your 40s
“It’s easy at this age to feel like you should be able to do all of the things that your body was able to do in your 20s and 30s,” says Samantha Merchant, exercise physiologist and personal trainer at The Works Fitness Center in New Hampshire.