I know it is very hard for some of us to get up from the bed and give our bodies the shape they need. But on the other side, your overall health depends on the exercise and movements your body does (or doesn’t).
If you are overweight, exercise is not just about losing weight. It brings you many health benefits, from both inside and outside. On the contrary, if you are underweight, these reasons explain why exercise should be your lifestyle, not something you practice until you build the body you want.
Exercise should be your daily routine. A lot of studies show that exercising is really important for your bodies, and consider it as an essential to improve cognitive function, boost your health and emotional state.
Besides having to Check out what are the other benefits you can have, by adding exercise into your daily schedule.
1) Better brain power
You will regret it when you get older, why you didn’t start earlier. So why wait now? One hour a day is enough to stay healthy and help your brain remember more. The concentration will get better and you won’t need coffee to boost your brain. Choose a quick walk in nature for your coffee break. Exercise protects your brain from various diseases, like Alzheimer’s or dementia. Even depression and anxiety can be cured with a simple aerobic session.
2) Helps us sleep like babies
Having a pressure at work, a lot of bad things going on, that doesn’t leave you to sleep well, leading you to insomnia and nightmares. But the solution lies in daily physical activities. You have many options to choose from. A morning stretching yoga moves, or some afternoon cardio session, it doesn’t matter, as long as you keep doing it on a daily basis. You will be grateful when you wake up in the morning fresh and full of energy and proud of yourself you didn’t skip the moves your body needed. Your sleeping cycle will get normalized.
3) Reduce stress and lower risk of depression and anxiety
Having a bad day can affect your mood for the whole day. Don’t let that, and choose an activity outdoors, to relive the tension and help you proceed with your planned tasks for that day. Better to waste the tension while working out in the gym, or jogging, instead of getting in a fight, or a simple argument with your loved ones. Replace the tension with some sports activity.
4) Strengthen bones, muscles and immune system
Since young ages, we are told that we need sports to keep our muscles and bones strong. That is absolutely true. Nobody wants to deal with osteoporosis, risk of fracture, and falls. This is a perfect reason to get your sneakers and get in a healthy cycle. Don’t forget all the viruses happening in the world now, and how important is to protect your immune system.
5) Other healthy benefits
There are plenty of other health benefits provided by regular exercise, including:
- Improved sex life
- Better skin after working out
- Low risk of Cancers and Strikes
- Better digestion and dietary intake
- Managing blood sugar and insulin level
You are responsible for your health and habits you are adopting. I hope these benefits are enough motivation for you to add some exercise in your regular daily routine and improve the quality of your life. Consult with a doctor, trainer, or try different types of exercise to see which one works best for you.