Ever hear someone complaining about the aches and pains of getting older, or hear someone say, “I just don’t heal as fast as I did when I was younger” ? What mental image do you hold about age? I believe your health is shaped by what you think about the aging process.
Most people believe in a decline in their mental and physical health as they age. However, contrary to this belief, your body is designed to be healthy and strong all the days of your life given a positive mental attitude, proper nutrition, and regular exercise. Do you know your body completely rebuilds itself every 11 months? That’s right, within a year every worn out cell is replaced by a new healthy cell.
By constantly holding a mental image of health and vitality your body is rebuilt and maintained in a healthy and energetic pattern. I know this to be true for me. I’m in my late 50s and I am as healthy, and strong as ever. I recently won a regional powerlifting competition in which I lifted more weight than I ever could have in my 20s because I never dwell on the thought of my health and strength degenerating with age.
I’ve been in the health and fitness industry for over 24 years, and I know that your body is a magnificently designed living organism and, if properly taken care of, will provide you health, strength, and mobility all the years of your life..The right mental outlook, regular exercise, and proper nutrition are the keys to staying healthy and fit at any age.