If you are 55 years old or older you can get the good physical benefits through fitness and activity while doing the things you love to do. These health benefits are both physical and psychological. The benefits can help lower your daily needs for medications you may be taking for health reasons. The fitness problems people have when retired related to the physical activities once achieved daily when working a full time job.
What are the psychological benefits of fitness and daily activities?
Lower your levels of anxiety or depression Improve your basic self-esteem Help control and lower stress levels, which can affect your well being Improve your thinking abilities in both processing speed and complex mental tasks Help improve your sleep habits Increase longevity
The physical activities you may have done when you were working a full-time job may be at a much lower level in retirement. The need to maintain the physical level of activity is still there, and you can achieve this with different daily activities in your retirement.