Simple Ways Exercise Can Help You

30 Mar

by: Remie Longbrake | published: March 30, 2019

Did you know that exercise has a direct impact on how we view ourselves and on our general well being? When you think about it, exercise plays an extremely important role in every aspect of our life. Not only will exercising give you a more improved looking body, it will also improve your health and well being. It has been scientifically proven that those who exercise on a regular basis have less health problems, are generally happier and just have a better outlook on life and on everything that they do.

Exercise has been shown to cure depression, promote weight loss, reduce the risk of heart disease, help with anxiety, promote a more positive attitude, boost memory, boost your energy, promote a better nights sleep, reduce stress and so much more. You probably never thought that by simply getting up and getting out of the house and becoming active, that you could improve your life and attitude with the snap of a finger. Exercising releases endorphins from the part of the brain that promotes happiness and the overall feeling of being at peace.

When you exercise, these endorphins are released and you almost immediately feel better. If your a beginner, just by simply getting up and taking a walk will get you going. It's such a simple solution, that you may not believe that exercising can do all of this for you. The health benefits of regular exercise can be yours no matter your age, sex or physical ability. If you are a beginner, as mentioned earlier start by simply walking for at least 20 minutes, three times a week. Any sort of exercise is going to be beneficial to you. Make sure not to overdue it, however. Staying hydrated is very important, especially during strenuous activities. 

Exercise doesn't just help your outlook on life, it helps every part of your body. Sometimes exercising can give you a real satisfaction of accomplishment and pride that you have reached a goal. You will look better than you ever thought you could. You are getting physical benefits as well as mental benefits.

Getting an early start on exercising is best. When you get an early start, you are eliminating risks for obesity, heart disease, depression and so much more. In teen, depression and anxiety are at an all time high. By becoming active, not only are you releasing those happy endorphins in the brain, but you are keeping yourself healthy. Another incredible benefit, is that it can also help you age well. So when is the best time to exercise? Your body is going to feel the full benefits if you are exercising first thing in the morning. When you wake up, your body is fully rested and ready to take on the day. No matter of your age however, you are never to old to start!

By exercising in the morning, you will feel better about yourself mind and body, and you will be ready to take on the day with full force. Not saying that it's a bad thing to exercise mid day, or even at night. For some people it's all about finding when the best time for yours going to be. Every person is different and our schedules can very. A long as you are getting up and getting active, that's what matters most. Try to stick to a routine however. If you normally work out after work, try to stick to that as opposed to morning one day, night the next and so forth. The body works best in routines and so does the mind. Your body needs time to recover and heal. Depending on the activity performed, generally 24 hours is enough time to properly heal. Although if just starting out you may do best starting with 2 or 3 days per week, spread out. Then as time allows you can increase the amount of workout sessions.

It's never too late to start making a change in your life. Most doctors agree that exercise is the number one and healthiest way to avoiding certain diseases and for improving your mental outlook. So if you find yourself feeling sad or feeling like nothing is going right for you, get up and go for a walk and you I'll soon feel many times better than you did to begin with.  Start feeling better about yourself inside and out right now!

If you need more encouragement, take a friend with you or make an accountability partner be apart of your regular fitness routine. Remember progress will take time. Give yourself credit and start today!

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