Exercise is the secret to looking younger, having increased energy, feeling better and living longer. There are many health benefits of engaging in regular physical exercise. Do you wake up feeling tired after sleeping for eight hours? Start exercising regularly and your body will shift for better.
The following are some of the major benefits of regular exercise:
Taking part in regular exercise will help to control weight gain and help in maintaining the loss of weight. When one engages in exercises, calories are burnt. Therefore the more intense the physical activity, the more calories one is able to burn. One does not need to set aside a lot of time for exercise but one can exercise throughout the day. This can be done through the simple ways like avoiding the use of the elevator and instead taking the stairs of revving up the house hold chores.
Do you have a family history of cardiac diseases and hypertension and you are worried of the trend? No matter what your current weight is, regular exercise will help to boost the level of the ‘good’ cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein and it will decrease the unhealthy ones like triglycerides. Exercise helps the blood to flow well and this helps with the functioning of the heart thus reducing the dangers of cardiac conditions. Taking part in regular exercise will help to fight other conditions like diabetes type 2, arthritis, some types of cancer, falls, metabolic syndrome and stroke.
Are you feeling down or have you had a stressful day at the work place? Walk for half an hour or work out in the gym. Exercise helps the body to release the happy hormones that help to elevate the mood of a person and this will leave the person feeling relaxed and happier. An individual may also feel better about their appearance and this will boost their self esteem and their confidence.
Regular exercise will help to strengthen the muscles and it will also help to increase endurance. Exercise helps to deliver nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and it also improves the cardiac function. When the lungs and heart work well, the level of energy is increased and this enables one to be able to do the daily chores.
There are people who struggle to stay asleep or fall asleep. Research has shown that regular exercise will help to deepen an individual’s sleep and one is able to fall asleep at a faster rate. It is advisable to avoid exercise when one is almost going to bed as one can be too energized and tempted to sleep.
Some people are struggling with their sex life because they are either too tired for their partner or they do not like how they look. Exercising regularly will improve your looks, increase energy and boost your self esteem and this will have a positive effect on the sex life. Research has shown that regular physical activity will increase arousal in women and this improves their sex life.