The Real Reasons You Should Exercise
Exercise is a word that can be divisive. Either you hate it or love it. Most people associate activity with weight loss. If your not looking to lose weight or are not motivated to workout exercise can be something, people avoid.
Exercise is meant to maintain your health and physical wellness. Skipping it or abstaining from it for an extended period can have some pretty dire consequences. Even if you're thin, naturally you could have visceral fat that could lead to high blood pressure and diabetes among other, other things.
I am not trying to scare you or shame you. We all lack motivation at times. What I want you to know is, exercise is not all about looking good naked or losing weight.
So here are some reasons to lace up and hit the gym or go for a brisk walk. I will link you to the scientific aspects of it but to put things in layman's terms has more of an impact.
A simple statement can sometimes have a more substantial impact than a speech.
Exercise prevents Type 2 Diabetes. Exercise plays a crucial role in the prevention of many preventable diseases.
Speaking of preventable diseases like heart disease you may not know that when you exercise your heart not just your muscles workout too. The heart is the most important muscle in our body. We need to be healthy to deliver blood through our circulatory system.
Exercise can help anxiety as well.
Exercise can keep you regular. It gets things moving in your digestive system.
Exercise can boost your self-esteem. If you want to feel more confident and sexier, that is a good reason to start.
Exercise can improve your sex life and prevent erectile dysfunction in men. Running in particular from what I have heard in last ten years of running can have a very positive effect on your sex drive. Sex can also help you sleep better.
This leads us to sleep which everyone needs. Exercise strengthens circadian rhythms which can help you sleep.
Lastly, exercise helps keep your memory sharp. If you think you're forgetful, then start exercising.
What are your reasons to stay physically fit?