Want to feel better, have more energy and even add years to your life? Just exercise.
The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. Everyone benefits
Need more convincing to get moving? To boost your motivation we’ve compiled our top 5 reasons to exercise - print it off and stick it in your home office, fridge door or bedroom ceiling - anywhere where it might help act as a happy, healthy reminder of why exercising is awesome.
You feel more energized, which boosts productivity - when you exercise, your brain releases chemicals such as endorphins, adrenaline, serotonin and dopamine, which all work together to positively affect your mood and improve your ability to focus/concentrate.
It creates a happier state of mind and combats health conditions, diseases - regular exercise enhances the immune system and decreases the risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, strokes, diabetes and more.
It helps manage weight loss - exercise burns calories and helps you control and manage your weight. Just remember, rigorous exercise will burn more calories but even simple exercises such as a brisk walk can also have a positive impact on weight loss.
It improves your sleep patterns - exercise helps bring on sleepiness at night. You will fall asleep faster, get a better sleep plus it may even deepen your sleep.
It improves your sex-life - not only do you feel better about yourself but physically, being fit also improves your libido!!
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