Still looking for some motivation to start exercising? Many of us believe that regular exercise is necessary for only obese people, if you are slim and healthy, you do not need to exercise. This is an absolute myth. There are many hidden benefits of regular exercising. If you are still looking for some more reasons to start exercising, here are a few more reasons.
Why Regular Exercises Are Good For You:
Studies have revealed that regular exercising helps in creating newer brain cells. Exercises help in improving overall brain performance and offers a great boost to the mental ability.
Regular exercising helps in improving your mood. It helps in natural emotional lift. Walk on the treadmill for 20 minutes after a stressful day and you will feel energetic and refreshed. Physical activity on a regular basis helps in stimulating brain chemicals which makes you feel happy and relaxed. You will start feeling positive and better about how you look. Regular exercising helps in improving self esteem immensely.
Experts believe that some moderate workout is equivalent to sleeping pills. Regular workout helps in calming the mind and reduces stress. This is the natural relaxation technique which also induces sleep.
Helps In Controlling Addiction
Our brain releases ‘reward chemical’- in a response to anything which gives us pleasure in any form, like alcohol, sex, food or drugs. However, there are several people who are addicted and slowly get totally dependent on some specific substances which release this reward chemical. Regular exercises help in recovering from addiction. Short exercise sessions are extremely effective and help in distracting the addict. Regular exercising helps in rebooting body clock and help people in focusing on the right things.
Regular exercises help people in learning new things and enhances memory. As one sweats with long hours of exercises, it increases cell production which is responsible for learning and memory. Thus, children are always encouraged to play more or indulge in fitness activities which will help in boosting their memory.
Increased Self Confidence
Can you imagine that walking on a treadmill for 30 minutes can boot your self esteem. It can improve your negative emotions, make you feel better and boost your mind. No matter how old you are and what you do, regular exercises helps in increasing your self worth.
Reduces Fatigue and Tiredness
Do you feel tired and exhausted after a hard day at work or doing all household chores throughout the day? Start exercising regularly and you will feel a big boost in your endurance level and energy. Your muscle strength will improve, you will feel less tired and exhausted at the end of the day. You will feel more energetic to complete the rest of your chores at the end of the day.
Prevents Cognitive Decline
Its a harsh truth that as we get older our brains start getting a bit hazy. As we age with conditions like Alzheimer’s, our brain cells start degenerating. Our brain starts losing many of its important functions. But with healthy diet and exercising, we can reduce this cognitive decline of the brain which starts at the age of 45.
Makes Us Happy
Exercising releases endorphin which help in creating a feeling of euphoria and happiness. Regular exercising helps in reducing depression, reduces stress and removes anxiety. In many cases, it has been found that regular exercising helps in completely removing anxiety and stress.