Life at Royal Palms Benefits Your Health!
When you live at Royal Palms RV Resort, more than 40 acres of beautiful lakes and trails are among the many luxuries that are here for you to enjoy. That means that you, your visitors and loved ones will have plenty of room to roam the grounds. Many of Royal Palms’ residents enjoy incorporating walking and hiking our grounds into their exercise routine. Rather than march on a treadmill, they would rather enjoy the visual stimulation that outdoor exercise offers.
There are untold benefits of using walking as exercise. Besides requiring no equipment other than appropriate shoes, there's no need for any special equipment. Just about anyone can partake at any time of day and under most weather conditions.
Walking offers numerous health benefits to people of all ages and fitness levels. It may also prolong your life. With that in mind, here are some of its benefits.
• helps prevent a large number of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. • improves cardio-respiratory and muscular fitness. • raises your metabolism and helps you lose weight more easily (or eat more without gaining weight). • helps reduce stress, anxiety and depression. • aids in maintaining brain function. • increases bone density. • promotes healthy digestion. • improves sleep quality. • ameliorates flexibility, strength and posture. • increases breathing, bodily energy, concentration and clear thinking. • protects joints, including knees and hips, by lubricating and strengthening the muscles that support them. • boosts immune function. • provides considerable benefits for those with osteoarthritis while not worsening symptoms or disease progression. • fulfills daily recommended exercise for people of all ages and fitness levels.
And, last but not least, it's free!
Also, consider getting a pedometer or other fitness tracker to keep track of your daily steps! You can challenge yourself to continually increase your number of steps. There are tons of apps on iPhones and Androids!