Regular exercise is a great way to remain fit! It also brings you many other benefits. Do you really exercise regularly or have you been neglecting it lately? Read my blog post see why you should embrace fitness activities…
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1. Healthy living
It’s natural that I start with the fact that regular exercising brings you many benefits for a healthy living. It’s a lifestyle that opens the door to a variety of blessings for your wellness and well-being. Once you make exercising your regular (better still, a daily) habit, you won’t regret it!
2. Weight management
Obesity is seen as a major health issue in many countries due to reasons such as sedentary lifestyle and more. Neglecting a healthy body weight entails unwanted consequences. Regular exercise is, therefore, your true ally for weight management and better health.
3. Happiness hormones
Fitness activities such as cardio, sports and more release hormones in your brain that brings you joy. Dopamine and endorphins are among the hormones that are commonly known to trigger feelings of happiness.
4. Stress levels
Exercising reduces stress levels. It’s a great way to keep busy and avoid unnecessary worrying as well! Invest your time in physical activities that you love and enjoy!
5. Energy levels
Regular fitness activities give you better stamina, boosting energy levels. You tend to look and feel younger. Your muscles are worked out and you feel energised.
6. Oxygen intake
With better breathing, your body gets more oxygen intake. Oxygen is vital to living. When you breathe in lots of oxygen while exercising, you also breath out carbon dioxide, removing this waste product from your body.
7. Proper sleep
When you exercise regularly, it induces sleep at night. Prefer exercising in the morning, and not late in the evening. Wake up feeling refreshed and energised!
8. Morning routine
Incorporate your favourite fitness activity into your morning routine, so that you start the day in a healthy way. Jounaling, meditation and yoga are also great as part of your daily routine. Having a daily to-do list supports you in living your day the way you plan to.
9. Enjoy hobbies
Do you love spending your spare time doing things that you love the most? Do you have hobbies that you practice regularly? Consider choosing a sport that you genuinely love and make it your hobby. Spend time with friends or find a gym/club to practice your chosen activity, with people of the same interest.
10. Better discipline
Athletes are known to be well-disciplined! They embrace self-discipline in their daily life. While you don’t have to be forced into strenuous activities that you don’t enjoy, you may choose exercising as a way to work on having better self-discipline habits. Discipline is like an asset in life, that can help you in your quest for achieving success and other set goals!
11. Control/fight addiction
Sports and other types of fitness activities are often used to bring support in fighting against drug addiction. Generally, everyone can benefit from exercising, as it’s a way of controlling excessive alcohol and nicotine intake. Stay away from harmful habits!
12. Proper nutrition
While exercising, you’re likely to be aware (and conscious) of the need for a daily healthy diet. Drinking lots of water and eating the recommended quantity (and proportions) of nutritious types of foods will brings you further holistic health benefits.
13. Beautiful (or handsome) skin
When you exercise, eat and drink right, you consume the right vitamins and minerals. This gives you better skin, hair, and nails. Exercising also helps you to breathe in lots of oxygen and causes sweating, that removes unwanted toxins and waste products through the skin. Who doesn’t desire great-looking skin?
Yes, relax! While fitness is often seen as a ‘task’ or tiring activity, it can, in fact, be used for relaxation! Just think about the happiness hormones, lower stress levels, proper sleep, enjoying sports as hobbies and more… Don’t you agree that exercising and other fitness activities help in better unwinding and recharging?
To sum up, exercising has many benefits that you should duly take advantage of! Choose an activity that you truly enjoy and practice regularly/daily. Do you have any tips to share? Please do so. Thank you!!
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