How To Change Our Life By Physical Activity

Dr. Purushothaman
May 19, 2019

Exercise is very beneficial to your body and mind. All sorts of physical activities will simply make your life much better. Exercise makes an individual stronger, both mentally and physically. The health gains to exercise are indisputable. You will experience stronger muscles, improved body posture, lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, better sugar levels, and much more. In addition to this, one of the most important byproducts of exercising is confidence. You will feel much more confident when you indulge in some sort of physical activity. Exercise promotes positivity in the brain. It also raises serotonin levels in the brain, resulting in a calming and soothing effect. It helps to keep the brain stay active and sharp. If you start doing exercise on a regular basis, you will definitely improve your living in many ways. Here are few that are explained below.

  • Muscle Building
  • Exercise plays a significant role in building and maintaining muscles. Physical exercises like weight training help in the stimulation and growth of the muscles. The regular practice of various exercises is important in order to maintain muscle strength and to reduce muscle mass loss as you grow older. It also prevents obesity by helping you in becoming a fat burner. It also helps in controlling excessive food cravings. Exercise helps at the cellular level by increasing mitochondria for more efficient fat burning. It increases lean body mass and your overall looks are improved, you look more stunning than ever. It builds bone density, which helps in preventing bone-thinning condition such as osteoporosis. Stretching exercise like yoga increases your flexibility. The more flexible you are, chances of hurting yourself are fewer.

  • Better Memory
  • Exercise can increase thinking skills. It increases your heart rate that increases blood flow that ultimately helps in the production of new cells in the brain. It also stimulates hormones that are responsible for the growth of new brain cells. Regular exercise is very important for old aged people since aging can change brain structure and its function. Furthermore, exercise boosts memory. Hippocampus, part of the brain that responds to aerobic exercises. It is located at the core of the brain where the brain's learning and memory system are present. This explains well, why physical, cardiovascular exercises affect one's memory. Additionally, exercise enhances creative power.

  • Improves Overall Health
  • Exercise improves both mental and physical health. It enhances the immune system of your body. That helps in fighting off with diseases causing entities. Also, it boosts metabolism and allows more calorie burning even when a person is at rest. It provides a balance by improving your day to day functional strength. Moreover, reduces the workload on the heart. It also minimizes your resting heart rate, which ultimately leads to less risk of cardiovascular disease. Exercise is proven to boost the sex drives in both men and women.

  • Weight Loss
  • Lack of physical activity is one of the major causes of weight gain. Exercise supports fast metabolism and you burn more calories per day. Combining weight training and cardiovascular exercise are the best way to maximize weight loss. This ultimately results in fat loss while your muscles are still intact.

  • Reduces Depression or Improves Mood
  • Exercise has been shown to decrease feelings of depression, stress, and anxiety. It improves your mood with an increase in the production of endorphins that are known to help in producing positive feelings. It reduces the effects of anxiety by making you aware of your mental state. It also helps you by distracting you from your fears. Exercise improves your overall mood and makes you feel better. One high-level, intense weight training can help you immediately to coup up with depression and anxiety for plenty of hours. Moreover, it does not matter how intense your workout is, you will surely get benefited from it.

  • Increase Energy Levels
  • Exercise acts as an energy booster and makes you more productive and efficient at work. In a scientific study, it was found that people who indulge in any sort of physical workout have reduced feelings of fatigue. Lack of physical exercise is the major cause of chronic diseases. Hence, regular practice of physical activities is necessary to reduce the risk of such chronic diseases. It also significantly increases the energy levels of people suffering from severe diseases like HIV, Cancer etc.

  • Exercise Promotes Better Sleep
  • It improves the quality of sleep. It helps you stay focused and relaxed from negative entities. It keeps you stay positive all the time by pouring positive vibes in your surroundings. Regular exercise will make you live longer and to be happier than ever.

  • Enhance Your Body Posture
  • Physical workouts give you stronger ligaments, joints, and tendons. It helps in improving your overall body structure by preventing you from stooping and falling. In the improved body posture your confidence and self-esteem increase exponentially.

  • Increase Your Overall Confidence
  • If you exercise daily, it will eventually increase your self-esteem and self-confidence. Working out is associated with higher self-esteem. Actively participating in various physical activities make one strong enough to tackle any problem head-on. If you already know how to tackle difficult situations you are automatically confident and calm while facing it.

  • Improves Skin Health
  • Regular exercise helps in maintaining good skin health. As skin is affected by surrounding pollution, dust, excessive stress. Exercise stimulates the production of natural antioxidant. That ultimately helps the skin by protecting it from the harsh surrounding atmosphere. It also helps in skin aging.

  • Lengthen Your Life
  • People who indulge in any sort of physical activity tend to live longer than people who stay idle and do not participate in any form of physical workout. Getting the right amount of exercise also promotes other positive things in life. You are encouraged to implement various lifestyle changes like eating healthier food, get enough sleep etc. Eventually, you become fit and healthy. This ultimately increases your lifespan in the long run.
    Exercise provides unbelievable benefits that help in every aspect of your life. At Living In Wellbeing, we stress on the importance of physical activities in the form of exercise, medication or yoga that calms your mind and makes you relaxed. Moreover, physical activities done on a regular basis help you stay fight with mental health issues like depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, etc. If you need any help with mental health issues, you can get in touch with us. We provide in-person counseling services in Kerala and online counseling across the globe.
    Hope this article is helpful to you and gives you a new perspective towards life.

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