Reasons To Exercise

Many us need to follow an exercise program, in order

to remain healthy. Below, you’ll find several good

reasons why you should start exercising now.

1. Contributes to fat loss

It is well proven from scientific research all over

the world that physical exercise contributes to

weight loss. If you burn more calories than you

consume through nutrition, you’ll lose weight. When

you exercise, you burn more calories than when you

don’t. It’s really simple – the more you exercise,

the more weight or fat you’ll lose.

2. Prevent disease

The chances of developing several various diseases

has been proven to decrease when exercising. These

diseases include heart disease, cancer, diabetes,

and the stroke.

Around 4 out of 5 deaths caused by heart disease

and cancer, are linked to factors that include stress

and lack of exercise. We all know that diabetes

increases the chance for heart attacks and strokes.

What this shows, is that many of the risk factors

and diseases caused by not exercising are working

in conjunction to damage your health. To prevent

this from happening, start exercising.

3. Improving disease

Many severe and minor diseases can be improved or

even healed through regular exercise. These even

include the diseases listed above. By following

a regular plan, you can also decrease HDL

cholesterol levels, decrease triglyceride levels,

and decrease your blood pressure as well.

Exercising on a regular basis will also reduce

the risk of prostate cancer for men, breast and

uterine cancer for women, and much more. All of

this is scientifically proven, which is why you

should start exercising today.

4. Enhance your state of mind

Everyone knows from the many scientific studies

that regular exercising will lead to an increased

release of endorphins in the body. These chemicals

will fight depression and make you feel happy. The

body releases these endorphins only 12 minutes

into the workout.

There is another chemical known as serotonin that

is increased during and after a workout. The

increased levels of serotonin in the central nervous

system is associated with feelings of well being

and decreased mental depression. The chemical

can also help you sleep better at night.

5. Enhance your wellness

When you are in great shape and well fit, you’ll

have more energy and you’ll notice that your overall

mood is improved. You will have experienced that

you can stretch beyond your own limits and you

know that you can do more than you thought possible.

6. Persistence

Exercising regularly will give you more energy,

which can help you be more productive at home and

at work. Exercising can help give your new goals

a sense of purpose and give you something to focus

on and aim for. This can help you increase your

persistence and prevent you from going off track

while you aim for your goal.

7. Social capabilities

After a workout on a regular basis you can boost

your self esteem. This can help you look better

and you’ll be more comfortable as well. Exercise

will also help you to become more active and meet

new people, which will prevent you from feeling

isolated and unsupported. Exercise will also

increase your interests in sex, and can help you

to improve your marriage or your partner


After knowing all of these tips and reasons to

exercise, you shouldn’t hesitate to get out there

and exercise. You can exercise at home or go out

there and join a gym. There are several different

ways that you can exercise, all you have to do

is select a few that you like. Take a little bit

of time out of your day and start exercising –

you’ll feel better than ever before and your body

will thank you.

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