To exercise regularly is fundamental for your well being and your shape. It’s good for your body and for your soul too. It doesn’t necessarily take incredible amount of time or money, but it represents priceless gains. Just think that half-hour a day on your stationary bike can do wonders for your body and your mind. Money is no excuse, since you don’t have to join a gym to work out every day, you can even buy used equipment and exercise on your spare time. The same goes for weights, abs, or a little run in the park before or after work. What are the priceless outcomes?
Keeping your weight under control – exercising allows you to burn calories and helps you to either prevent excess weight gain or to maintain weight loss. A proper weight is very important to preserve your blood pressure, your tendons and your joints.
Preventing health conditions and diseases – heart diseases, blood pressure, stress, neurosis and other health conditions can be prevented thanks to a good and regular exercise. Indeed, your body will be stronger and healthier and will be able to fight diseases better.
Good mood – physical activity is an amazing and incredibly fast way to lift your mood or blow off some steam and regain mental peace. Indeed, it stimulates some brain chemicals that will help you to feel happier and more relaxed. Did you know that regular exercise can prevent you from depression and typical anxiety-related mental disorders? Also, it helps your confidence and your ability to endure effort when you’re struggling, improve your social life and find a good job.
Better rest – exercising helps you to rest better. It will help you to fall asleep and not wake up in the middle of the night, deepening your sleep. This will help you to have a better and more regular sleeping pattern, which is fundamental for your well-being and to fight stress and preoccupation. A well-rested mind can think more clearly and faster. As a consequence it will improve your performance at work and your mood throughout the day.
Apart from the ones stated before there are many other benefits of exercising. Stop thinking of all the time you’d think you’d waste working out every day, and start thinking about how much your life would improve by making the effort.
Mens sana in corpore sano (a healthy mind in a healthy body).