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6 Ways To Reverse The Aging Process with Exercise

posted on Thursday , February 11
6 Ways To Reverse The Aging Process with Exercise


Time stops for no one and no matter how much we wish we could own a time machine just to go back in time to reverse aging or even stop, we know that it’s not possible. However, there are a few physical exercises that you can adopt in your everyday life to slow down the aging process. 

Let’s start by incorporating a few age reversal exercises. Research proves that exercise can make you look younger and reverse the damage done to the heart if you start prior to age 65 and you exercise four to five times per week. Everytime you workout, your immune system encourages your body to produce more white blood cells, which means fewer bacteria and viruses can attack you. Apart from that, when your muscles contract during physical activity, they help your lymph nodes to effectively pump the waste out of your system.

Steel Gym is here to talk about the most effective ways to reverse aging naturally and look younger by means of exercise. 

  1. HIIT

HIIT workouts are effective because they produce results at the cellular level. the benefits of HIIT hardly stop at reversing aging: Participants also improve their cardiorespiratory health, muscle mass, and insulin sensitivity, as well as the gene expression of their muscles. Popular endurance sports such as running, swimming, and cycling are good examples of endurance training, characterized by repeated isotonic contractions of large muscle groups. 

Let’s start with raising our hands if we think running is not meant for us. Now put that hand down and tie your shoes. Gear up for an HIIT session. An intensive 20 minutes HIIT workout has the same impact as 40 minutes run. If you asked for a workout marvel - this is the closest you can get. Don't even get me started on the endorphins released once you complete those 20 minutes.

  1. Aerobic activities

Many of us become less active as we get older. Over time, this can lead some muscles in the heart to stiffen. One of those at-risk muscles is in the left chamber of the heart, a section that plays a key role in supplying the body with freshly-oxygenated blood. 

Aerobic workouts may guard against age-related decline related to reduced brain connectivity. You can start by practicing endurance training or performing just about any aerobic exercise (jump rope, lunges, dancing)with minimal rests in between even from home. Or enrol yourself in a zumba class to keep your body and make your workouts fun too.

  1. Strength training

Strength or resistance training can take many forms, but it typically involves a series of movements geared towards building or preserving muscle. It’s a fact of life that as we age we naturally lose muscle mass. In fact, we lose three to five percent per decade. This is due to numerous factors including hormone levels declining, and decreased amount of activity. 

Studies have shown that generally the more lean muscle mass you have, the greater your health longevity will be. Strength training preserves and enhances your muscle mass during the constant breakdown and repair cycle that your body goes through during and after your workouts. 

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  1. Cardio training 

There may be a powerful link between regular cardio exercises, like swimming and walking, and a lower risk of dementia. Several prospective studies have looked at middle-aged people and the effects of physical exercise on their thinking and memory in later life. These studies show that regular exercise can significantly reduce the risk of developing dementia by about 30 per cent. For Alzheimer's disease specifically, the risk was reduced by 45 per cent.

Cardio training may protect your immunity system from some age-related decline as well and improve the look and feel of your skin making you feel younger. 

  1. Stretching exercises

As you age, your need to be more flexible will catch up and having higher levels of agility will make your life so much more pleasurable because you will be able to avoid stiff muscles and stiff joints, unlike your peers who do not stretch. You will be more mobile, agile, responsive, and will suffer from less pain associated ailments. These anti-aging benefits from stretching regularly are priceless. Benefits that money could never buy. 

So, start a stretching exercise routine soon and make it part of your everyday lifestyle. 

  1. Martial Arts

An intense martial arts training session would boost your body’s collagen production, and keep wrinkles at bay. As more blood reaches your skin’s surface, these collagen-rich nutrients can repair any damage caused by environmental pollutants or the sun. 

Apart from the perks of getting a great skin, your martial arts training would sculpt your body. Besides keeping you physically young, training martial arts would strengthen your memory and sharpen your cognitive skills. Basically, you’ll be able to learn, read, think and focus better. Practicing martial arts fires up your body and brain, so you’ll be full of vim and vigor after training! That means you’ll have an extra spring in your step and be ready to take on the world.

These exercises are the hack for you to age flawlessly and continue to look younger even when you hit 50! So what are you waiting for? Join us and steel your younger self now!

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