The best form of working out that I’ve seen…..DANCING!!
Dancing can be a way to stay fit for people of all ages, shapes and sizes.
It has a wide range of physical and mental benefits including:
Increases mental capacity by exercising our cognitive processes
Improved condition of your heart and lungs
Increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness
Increased aerobic fitness
Reduces stress and depression
Creates new neural paths
Improved muscle tone and strength
Stronger bones and reduced risk of osteoporosis
Better coordination, agility and flexibility
Improved balance and spatial awareness
Increased physical confidence
Improved mental functioning
Improved general and psychological wellbeing
Greater self-confidence and self-esteem
Better social skills.
AND can even reduce the risk of dementia by 76% if frequently!! WHAT!?!
Other physical activities in comparison:
0% by Bicycling, swimming, playing golf
35% by reading
47% by doing crossword puzzles at least 4 days a week