The health benefits of staying active this summer may come as no surprise. Walking, running, biking, swimming and other summertime sports are effective ways to manage your stress, boost energy, mood and improve overall wellbeing. Perhaps most importantly, regular activity will also lower your risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, stress and contribute to a more robust immune system.
Most of us don’t give much thought to our immune system during the summer months. But, keeping a healthy immune system year-round is key to your ‘healthspan’ (living longer in the best of health).
Healthspan: living longer in the best of health
Like most things in life, consistent follow through to maintain an active and fit lifestyle can be a challenge and building a routine can create results and sustain positive change. Here are some of my favourite ways to stay healthy and active this summer: