Are you ready to improve your life in 7 ways with 1 simple thing?
Yes? Then it's time to start Exercising.
Exercise has SO many benefits for the mind, body, and life overall.
Below are 7 of the major ways exercising can benefit and enhance YOUR life.
1. Assist in weight management/loss
One of the MOST common reasons people begin looking into exercise is for Weight loss. And, for good reason. Exercising regularly, when paired with a healthy diet, can drastically improve your chances of losing those extra 5, 10, even 50lbs you've been struggling with!
2. Combat disease and negative health conditions
Exercise plays a HUGE part in combatting diseases and conditions that can threaten your life. Exercising on a regular basis has been PROVEN to prevent high blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease, stroke, and more! Worried about your health overall? Start EXERCISING!
3. Enhance your mood and overall happiness
Have you been feeling low? Apathetic? Bored? Start working out! Physical activity of many kinds have been proven to stimulate the "happy" chemicals in our brain, leaving us feeling happier, more energized, and more prepared to take on the day!
4. Sleep better
Do you struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep? Guess what, exercise can help with that too. Exercising daily helps you to fall asleep more quickly, improves your quality of sleep, and allows for longer more restful sleep.
5. Fight Depression and Anxiety
Like we talked about earlier, exercise increases the release of our "happy hormones" allowing for less low days and moments. BUT it also gives you CONTROL over an aspect of your life. When we struggle with anxiety and depression, it can make us feel so out of control in our own lives. When exercising, you control the movements, you control the sets, reps, and weights. So, want more control in your life? Try working out!
6. Boost your energy
If you feel tired, unmotivated, winded by simply tasks, exercising can help with that too. Physical activity improves your cardiovascular health and overall strength through delivering oxygen and various nutrients to your body allowing your body to work more efficiently!
7. Exercise can be FUN
Pick something you Love to do when it comes to exercise. Don't love cycle class? Join a gym and try weight training! Not a runner? Try swimming or a dance class. Find ways to move your body that make you HAPPY.
Once you start, if you truly love it, it will become FUN, and you won't want to stop. You'll be well on your way to a happier and healthier life overall.
There you have it. 7 GREAT reasons to get off your tush and start exercising TODAY!