Let’s be honest, it’s not always easy to find motivation to exercise. Today we look at a of the health benefits of exercise.
1: Make your heart healthy!
Regular exercise works wonders on the cardiovascular system. Studies show regular exercise over a long period can will slow down your resting heart rate, increase your stroke volume and strengthen the arterial system. Exercise can also help reduce the chance of heart disease, high blood pressure and can even lower your chance of type 2 diabetes.
2: Increase your brain function and mood
When you exercise consistently over a long period of time, your mood and cognitive function can improve. Studies show even moderate amounts of consistent physical exertion is enough to significantly reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression. Consistent physical activity will lead to longer term results.
3: Reduce your chance of illness
Exercising regularly can reduce nearly all types of fatal illness. From heart disease, to stroke and diabetes. An increase in physical exertion can also reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Regular exercise will also reduce your chance of obesity and other weight related illnesses.