April 07, 2017

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging at times, especially when you underestimate yourself. But there are tons of little ways that you can get your body moving that are great for your mind, body, and spirit! The key is to finding something that you enjoy doing to pass the time. Keep reading for a few ideas to get you inspired and to get you moving. 

1. Riding Electric Bikes

Riding an electric bike is a great way to stay healthy especially if you're looking to loose a little weight. If you haven't been on a bike for a while then the pedal assist that electric bikes might just the push you need. Plus, many electric bikes now come in a step through, or foldable option making them really easy to get on and off.

2. Gardening

Putting your hands in the dirt is a grounding and satisfying experience for many. When more rigorous exercise is not the ideal choice for you, gardening can be a good way to get some mild exercise. 

3. Hiking

The idea of climbing a mountain might seem intimidating at first, but if you start small you just may surprise yourself. The outdoors and sunshine can be a therapeutic and relaxing way to get moving. To get yourself going, purchase some walking poles and start with small walks at first and then gradually increase. Don't be afraid to challenge yourself! Before you know it you'll be blasting up those 13,000 footers in no time.  

4. Playing With Your Pet or Grandkids

You'd be surprised how active you can get by trying to keep up with the little ones around you. Whether it's walking your pup to the nearest park or teaching your grandkids how to ride a bike you can keep your heart healthy while also strengthening your bonds with loved ones. 

5. Go Dancing!

Dancing is fun, and it makes you feel great. That rush of endorphins isn't the only thing you get from it though, dancing is also a wonderful brain boost. From the coordination required of your body and brain, dancing does similar things for your brain as puzzles do. Just like biking, dancing is a fantastic way to keep your brain sharp. 

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