Health experts encourage physical activity during pandemic
HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) – Being active is important to your overall health, especially during the pandemic.
Anna Liza Esguerra who is the South Texas Health SystemThe Director of Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation said that regardless of your age, getting up and moving will improve your overall health.
“Whatever function they currently have, they will be preserved later in life than those who do not exercise, ”said Esguerra.
Esguerra said it’s common for people to overthink the process of being active, but there are a number of ways to get active, including sports and walking in your neighborhood.
According to Esguerra, it’s encouraged for people to set short-term goals that they can accomplish.
Here in the Rio Grande Valley, there are plenty of ways for adults and children to have fun while staying active.
HEB Tennis Club Operations Manager Bianca Rees said there are currently tennis lessons for advanced, intermediate and beginner levels.
Rees said opportunities like tennis lessons for beginners are exciting for children, especially those between the ages of 5 and 12.
“These beginner’s classes are super exciting because they allow kids to try out a new sport,” Rees said.
Rees said all children will learn in a classroom format where they can play and learn the sport at their own pace.
According to Rees, beginner classes will run year round at $ 10 per child.
Rees also reminds everyone that no experience is necessary to enroll in a tennis lesson.
Anyone interested in registering is encouraged to call 956-536-7607.