Developing an Activity Plan: The Difference Between Activity and Exercise

Developing an Activity Plan: The Difference Between Activity and Exercise

Many people use the terms “activity” and “exercise” interchangeably, but they actually have different meanings. Activity refers to any movement that you do throughout the day, such as walking, gardening, or taking the stairs instead of the elevator. These activities are typically part of your daily routine and may not necessarily be structured. They also may not be done with the specific goal of improving fitness. Exercise, on the other hand, is a type of physical activity that is structured and planned with the specific goal of improving fitness. This includes exercises like weightlifting, running, or taking a yoga class.

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Developing an Activity Plan

When developing an activity plan, we consider both types of movement. We aim to incorporate more activity into your daily routine, as well as structured exercise sessions to help you meet your health and fitness goals. This might involve encouraging you to take more walks during the day or participate in a regular exercise class or workout routine.

Exercise Physiologists that Work with Your Doctor

Our exercise physiologist works closely with each patient’s doctor to develop a personalized activity plan that is tailored to their specific health and fitness goals. We take a holistic approach, considering factors such as the patient’s medical history, current fitness level, and lifestyle habits. By working collaboratively with the patient’s doctor, we can ensure that their activity plan is safe, effective, and supports their overall health and wellness. We also provide ongoing support and guidance to help patients stay motivated to achieve their fitness goals. Our goal is to empower patients to take an active role in their health and well-being. We aim to help them lead a more fulfilling and healthy life.

Schedule Your Appointment Today

Ultimately, the goal is to find an activity plan that works for you and that you enjoy. By incorporating a variety of activities and exercises into your routine, we can help you achieve better health and fitness outcomes. Click here or call us today at 949-999-9300 to get started.

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