Exercise and Your Eye Health

Woman and Man Stretching on GrassThere are many reasons that people exercise – increased energy, weight loss, and several additional benefits. But have you ever heard how regular exercise can keep your eyes on their A game? Here is how regular exercise is helping your vision!

Living a sedentary lifestyle can put you at risk of developing conditions like cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. By increasing the amount of exercise, you are doing daily it will help increase your health and avoid falling victim to conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure that can put your overall health and vision at risk.
Here are some tips on how to increase your physical activity throughout the week:

Give yourself a step goal:

Life gets busy and usually exercising becomes less of a priority then it should be. By giving yourself a realistic goal of how many steps you should take in a single day it can really help you get moving more and increase your activity level! Walking more throughout the day will have an impact on decreasing your chances developing age-related macular degeneration.

Give yourself rewards:

People are easy to become discouraged and give up on exercising completely. By setting goals that are followed up with rewards you can motivate yourself to stay on track and not fall behind!

By increasing the amount of activity in your life it will help you keep your blood pressure and cholesterol in check and decrease your chances of developing glaucoma, cataracts, or age-related macular degeneration!

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