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FITNESS AND EXERCISE: SECRETS TO UNLOCKING THE SPOILS OF EXERCISING
A lot of persons don’t know about the exciting benefits that come with exercising routine, and others know about the benefits, but don’t know how to keep an effective exercise routine – this is probably due to busy schedules, procrastination and laziness. Believe me when I say there exist unlimited spoils in exercising and it is not some superhuman ‘stuff’ to develop an effective exercise routine aimed at milking the spoils of exercising.
This article is aimed at intimating you of the benefits of exercising and providing tips on how to develop an effective exercise routine. Thus, the essay shall flow in this order:
- What is exercise?
- The exciting benefits of exercising
- How to unlock the spoils of exercising: Developing an effective exercise routine
- Final words on exercising and fitness
WHAT IS EXERCISE?
MedicalNewsToday.com defines exercise as involving a physical activity, which exerts the body with movement and increases the heart rate.
Wikipedia on its just part defines exercise as any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.
From these two definitions, it is common ground that exercise is a physical activity carried out with the aim of achieving a well fit body. Exercise has the primary aim of enhancing health and fitness.
Furthermore, from the definitions, it is clear that exercise revolves around the body; it is no doubt that it is one of the keys to a flexible body. In fact, a lot of persons crave the benefits that exercise has to offer. What are these benefits?
THE EXCITING BENEFITS OF EXERCISING
Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the greatest footballers on earth, at the age of 32, was said to have the body of a 25-year-old. He was regarded as the fittest athlete on earth, and this could be attributed to his exercise routine.
Exercising has a lot of benefits and gains, and they are subdivided into two; mental and physical benefits.
We shall consider them;
1. THE MENTAL BENEFITS
Makes you feel happier: There is a joy that comes with exercising. And this feeling cannot be explained. It goes with achieving goals you have set for yourself.
Thus, exercise reduces feelings of anxiety and depression, and an exercise routine leaves you refreshed and mentally agile to take a challenge head-on.
Helps your thinking, learning and judgement Skills: A sharp mind has as its backbone, exercise. Exercise works on the brain to improve your thinking and learning capabilities. These benefits are not limited to young ones, even older ones who have made exercise a daily routine can boast of mental skills that are over the roof.
Clearer thoughts and memories: Exercise reduces the risk of memory loss. It also creates a platform for clearer thoughts and increases focus.
Allows for interpersonal relationships: A lot of couples connects over hitting the gym. Also, people connect and create relationships; business or otherwise via exercise. It is a fact that some great and successful business plans were hatched over an exercise routine done together by great minds.
Better sleep at night: Exercise makes an individual sleep better at night without being plagued by restlessness and turning and tossing. Thus, the individual wakes up focused and with a clear mental state.
Also, exercise reduces mental strains and stress.
2. PHYSICAL BENEFITS
Exercise makes for weight loss: Over the years a lot of persons have remained slim and sleek with the help of exercising. In fact, mothers who have given birth, get back their sexy and fit body through the aid of exercising.
Exercise serves as the grease for the body muscles and bones, without which will lead to ‘rusty’ bones and intense muscle pull and pains.
It also reduces the risk of diseases and sicknesses
It reduces blood sugar and insulation.
It improves body posture.
Definitely, the question on your mind is how to access these spoils and benefits.
How to unlock the spoils of exercising: Developing an effective exercise routine
- Listen to music while exercising to make it fun.
- Engage in resistance training to build your muscles which increase your metabolic rate.
- Indulge in a massage once in a while.
- Drink energy drinks during and after exercising.
- Eat healthily.
- Don’t exercise alone.
- Switch your exercise routine.
- Drink water while exercising.
- Always exercise even on bad days.
- Swap your exercise activities and routines.
- Be diligent.
Final words on exercising and fitness
Exercising has a lot of benefits, however, it comes with a great price and can only be unlocked with discipline and diligence. So persist!
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