Saturday, September 18, 2021
 Your Physical Health And Well Being

Exercise Regularly: Optimize Your Health.

Smiling young girl on floor wit exercise balls

Are you out of shape? Are you feeling sluggish? Do You feel drained and tired out? 

Want to feel better? 

It all starts with you, now is an opportune time to focus on daily exercise no matter your past physical activity levels. Regular physical activity can help you optimize your health,

Constant low-grade stress can harm your health and increases your chances of getting a chronic disease. However, being active can reduce your risk for a variety of conditions like heart disease. As well, with exercise, you can improve your psychological health.

Commit to a physically active lifestyle. Stop hoping to prevent high blood pressure or worrying about heart disease. Start reducing the risks and hold back such conditions by engaging in exercise and more physical activity.

Challenge yourself to exercise both indoors and outdoors. Exercise outdoors whenever it is possible. Spending time in nature is restorative. The fresh air and sunshine will provide a further boost to your overall well-being. 

Exercise Physiological Benefits:

  • Exercise can aid in the management of chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, arthritis, and Type 2 diabetes. 
  • Regular exercise helps prevent health problems and concerns, enhances fitness.
  • Exercise fights against adverse health conditions like heart disease, high cholesterol, and a range of unhealthy conditions.
  • Exercise boosts the immune system. The strengthening of your immune system helps your body fight off infections. The stronger your immune system, the less likely you are to get sick. 
  • Exercise may prevent weight gain, helps you burn extra calories, canceling out the effects of a sedentary lifestyle.
  • Exercise motivates healthier eatingYour body feels and performs better when you eat a healthy diet. 
  • Exercise boosts energy. You gain more vigor, feel more zest and vitality throughout the day. 
  • Exercise improves sleep quality and helps you fall asleep faster. A good night's sleep contributes to improved mood and a sense of well-being.

Exercise Psychological Benefits:

  • Exercise has mood-boosting benefits. Give yourself an emotional lift.
  • Physical activity releases endorphins in your brain, revitalizes your mind and body, reduces stress levels and anxiety.
  • Exercise is beneficial to mental well-being, has a reviving effect that diminishes mental distress. 
  • Exercise helps you unwind, feel refreshed, and exhilarated. It is a way to clear up your mind and destress. 
  • Walking is one of the best stress-busting exercises. 
  • Exercise also has a powerful effect to perk up cognitive function.
  • Exercise improves memory as you age, even help you to live longer. 
  • Physical activity can be pleasurable because you can connect with family or friends in a social setting. 

There are a variety of exercises that you can choose. Walking, swimming, biking, riding, yoga, tai-chi, aerobics are just a few. Make the choice that suits you best to stretch and strengthen your muscles. If walking is your preferred physical activity, move your arms when walking, swing them forward and back and keep your hands relaxed. 

Always take care of your mental health as much as your physical health Exercise is a great way to liven up yourself and reap many health benefits. 

Regardless of your age, or abilities partaking in a regular exercise habit improves your life. The health benefits of exercises are good for you. 

Check with your doctor before starting a new exercise program.