The Importance of an Exercise Plan

Exercise is an often-overlooked aspect of health and well-being. Inactivity raises your risk of developing a host of chronic diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. What’s more, leading a sedentary lifestyle hikes your risk of dying from all causes.

If your days consist of little or no physical activity, now is the time to make fitness your top priority.

Board-certified obesity medicine specialists Rohit Suri, MD, and Seema Chaudhary, MD, and their team of wellness professionals at Nova Physician Wellness Center offer a full range of weight-management and wellness programs, including individualized exercise plans.

Here we discuss how a customized exercise plan can improve your health and help you achieve your wellness goals.

Improves heart health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and the number of deaths from heart disease continues to increase each year. Fortunately, you’re not destined to die of heart disease. There are steps you can take and lifestyle changes you can make to keep your heart healthy and strong.

Exercise is one of the best things you can do for your heart. In fact, regular exercise, a nutritious diet, and maintaining a normal weight significantly reduces your risk of developing heart disease and dying from it.

Aerobic exercise strengthens the heart muscle, while resistance exercise increases lean mass, boosts good cholesterol, lowers bad cholesterol, and reduces body fat, all of which increase heart health. 

Increases life span

Exercise is vital to living a long, healthy life. In fact, a regular fitness program adds years to your life and lowers the risk of age-related diseases. In addition, getting regular physical activity helps you retain a good quality of life as you age.

An exercise plan keeps your bones, joints, and muscles healthy, fending off conditions like arthritis, and osteoporosis. It builds stamina, lowers inflammation, and lowers the risk of certain cancers.

Promotes mental well-being

The benefits of an exercise plan are more than just physical. That’s because exercise is good for your mental health, too. A regular fitness plan can boost your mood, improve your sleep, lower the risk of depression, and help you manage stress and anxiety. 

Physical activity helps you feel more energized throughout the day and boosts your overall sense of well-being. 

What can a medically supervised fitness plan do for you?

The team at Nova Physician Wellness Center can help you lose weight, build strength, and feel better with a customized fitness plan designed specifically for your needs and lifestyle.

An individualized exercise plan developed by a wellness professional is a great way to get fit, stay fit, and reap the multitude of benefits of physical fitness. Your provider conducts a thorough evaluation to check your baseline health. This ensures that you have an exercise program that is safe for you.

Our team monitors your health and provides the support and guidance to keep you on track and help you reach your wellness goals. This ongoing evaluation ensures that your treatment plan is working and allows us to make any needed changes in your exercise plan as you make progress in your fitness level.

Overall, the education and skills you gain from your personalized plan provide a solid foundation for adopting habits that promote optimal well-being.

Take the first step

If you’re ready to improve your health and enhance your quality of life with an individualized exercise plan, we can help. Call one of our offices in Ashburn, Fairfax, or Vienna, Virginia, to schedule an appointment with Dr. Suri or Dr. Chaudhary. Or you can book your request while you’re here on the website.

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