The Importance of Exercise
We all know that exercise is necessary for our daily lives, but we may not know why or what exercise can do so.
It’s important to not lose sight of the fact that we have developed from nomadic ancestors who used to spend all of their time moving around searching food and shelter, travelling a lot on a daily basis. Our bodies are designed to be active regularly. Over time people develop problems if they sit down all day at a desk or in front of the TV and minimize the amount of exercise they perform. In that respect are several benefits of regular exercises and maintaining fitness and these includes:
The benefits of exercise are numerous. It would involve a much longer article than this to go through all of them. For the sake of not keeping you on the computer, here are a few benefits of exercising.
Exercise increases our energy level
The exercises improve both the strength and coherence of your cardiovascular system to obtain oxygen and nutrients to your muscles. When your cardiovascular system functions better, every single thing seems easier and you have more energy to do fun stuff in life.
Exercises help improve muscle strength
Carry on being active keeps muscles and joints strong, tendons and ligaments flexible, allowing you to move more easily and avoid injury. Strong muscles and ligaments can reduce your risk of joint and lower back pain by keeping joints in suitable alignment.
The more you work out, the more your calories will burn. In addition, the more muscle you build up, the higher your metabolic rate becomes, so you will burn more calories even when you’re not exercising. The result? You may be able to lose weight and look better which will boost your self-esteem
Exercise can help improve brain function
Exercise increases blood circulation and oxygen levels in the brain. It also stimulates the release of the brain hormones that are in charge of the production of the cells in the hippocampus, the region of the brain that controls memory and learning. This in turn, enhances concentration level and cognitive ability, and helps reduce the risk of cognitive degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. There is massive evidence that people who lead active lifestyles are less likely to suffer from illness and more likely to live a long life.
Exercise may help to reduce the risk of certain cancers
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