Updated: Jun 25, 2019
Stress is considered one of your main pillars of 'wellness'.
Ironically, todays society seems to be getting more stressed & exercising less. Young teenagers are stressing over social media, many adults are concerned with their finances, university giving strict deadlines, all of which are causing further stress related issues.
1in 5 Australians have been reported to be suffering some form of stress that is impacting their physical health. The interesting, yet ironic response of this data collected is that 79% of Australians also know that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important to them. Who wouldn't want to be 100% healthier, feel pain free & live in a constant state of 'wellness'.
Well, stress has been associated with elevated blood pressure, depression, weight related issues, joint pain & even cancer development. If someone knows they have high blood pressure which is a high risk for cardiac disease, this may cause stress. Knowing that they also have to provide for their family when finances are tight may cause stress. Which influences your personal budget dedicated to improving your personal health... I think you get the point.
Stress can become a snowball effect that grips you tight & doesn't let go which influences your motivation, shuffles your priorities & therefore you have less time.
HOW TO GET STARTED
When: As some famous person has quoted "there is no time like the present", easily the greatest advice ever bestowed upon mankind.
How: If you have a chronic health condition, the first step to take is paying your GP a visit. Going over your vitals through a general checkup & getting the 'all clear' to start exercising safely.
Who: Accredited Exercise Physiologists are professionals in the world of exercise prescription, we are the Van Gogh & Picasso of artists, the Robin Williams & Kevin Hart of comedy. We are University qualified professionals that prescribe exercise programming for very particular, chronic conditions.
Finance: If your condition is deemed chronic, enquire with your GP about a care plan to visit an Exercise Physiologist in which medicare covers a considerable $$ amount for up to 5 sessions every calendar year.
There is no time like the present.
If you have any further questions or want to know more about the care plans, please don't hesitate to contact me for further details.