18 Benefits of Regular Exercise
There are so many benefits to regular physical activity, helping us look better, feel better and perform better in all areas of life. So here they are:
- Strong and Attractive Body
By taking time to exercise, you will not only look good, but you will feel good as well. Plus the chances are that you will make those around you feel good also, because energy and a feeling of wellbeing is contagious.
- Stress Reliever
Regular physical activity can and will help you reduce your overall stress levels by helping to dissipate the lactic acid that accumulates in your blood.
- It Sharpens Your Mind and Brain
Regular physical activity can and will sharpen your brain by increasing the amount of oxygen that is available, helping you perform better in everything you do.
- Increases Your Pain Tolerance
Physical activity increases the production of endorphins by creating a sense of well-being, helping you increase your body’s tolerance to pain.
- Makes You Happier and More Excited About Life
Exercise helps stimulate the release of epinephrine, and this hormone will create a sense of happiness and excitement in your life.
- It Helps You Relax
Regular activity will ease built-up muscular tension, helping you feel more relaxed.
- Strengthens Your Heart
Exercise strengthens and stimulates your heart and lungs.
- Stimulates Your Nervous System
- Helps You Sleep Better
Regular physical activity increases deep sleep, as the brain compensates for physical stress.
- Decreased Risk of Heart Disease
Those people who don’t take time to exercise are more likely to develop coronary artery disease than active those people who are exercising regularly.
- Will Lower Your Risk of Osteoporosis
Regular exercise delays bone loss and promotes bone formation.
- Decreases Blood Pressure
When you have high blood pressure, the risk of heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease will be increased, but not if you exercise.
- Decreases Body Fat
Exercise will help you maintain an optimal body weight, helping you to both feel and look good;
- Lower Risk For Type 2 Diabetes
Because you are an active person, and because you take time to exercise and stay in shape, there will be a lower risk for you to develop type 2 diabetes.
- Exercise Lowers Your Cancer Risks
By taking time to exercise, you will lower the risk of colon and breast cancer.
- Decreases arthritis symptoms
Physical activity will help you keep your joints flexible, helping you to build muscles to support your joints.
- You Live Longer
Those men and women who take care of their bodies, will live a longer, healthier and happier life than those who are inactive, and the risk of premature death will be lowered.
- You Will Inspire Others
When those around you will see the transformations you are going through, when those around you will see how healthy and energized you feel, they will be inspired by you, and they will want to do what you are doing.You see how many benefits you get from taking time to exercise? Now go outside, start moving, start running, start exercising, take care of your body and your health, because if you don’t, nobody will… and no excuses, please!