Matthew Longman, RMT and Aquassure CEO
Matthew gave a short after lunch talk to the members of the Kelowna Royal Canadian Air Force Veterans Group – 883 WING AFAC. He spoke about Staying Healthy and Living Longer in Your Own Home. Part one focused on general health strategies.
Keeping Active: Move it and Use it or Lose it!
Good cardiovascular health (heart and circulation)
- Lowers blood pressure
- Improves endurance
- Improves balance, sleep, strength
- Reduces risk of strokes!
- Maintains mental health and memory
How do you get active?
- Try indoor walking/running tracks or walk at the mall when the weather is too cold or too hot.
- Use walking sticks for stability when walking outside.
Recumbant cycling – less strain on back and hips than regular cycling