Physical activity and exercise can help you stay healthy, energetic and independent as you get older. As you get older, it's even more important that you remain active if you want to stay healthy and maintain your independence. If you don't stay active, all the things you’ve always enjoyed doing and taken for granted start to become that little bit harder. You may struggle to pursue simple pleasures, such as playing with the grandchildren, walking to the shops, leisure activities and meeting up with friends.
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I thought exercise was supposed to make me feel awesome, but I really don't like it all that much. What gives?
We think it's safe to say we'd all love to be that weirdo lucky duck who hops on a treadmill and heads toward bliss. But more often than not, we're left chasing that elusive runner's high, one plodding step at a time. Given all the well-documented,feel-good benefits of exercise, why are so many of us left dreading our next sweat session?
The first clue lies in exercise selection. …