Benefits of Physical Activity

Being physically active will help with reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease, reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. By incorporating some form of physical activity in your day to day routine will help reduce your risk of some cancers, strengthen your bones, muscles and it can improve your mental health and mood.

Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, ADHD, and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts overall mood.

Exercising Boosts Brain Function

One of the most common benefits of exercising is it helps reduce stress. Exercise also helps boost concentrations of norepinephrine, a chemical that can moderate the brain’s response to stress. Working out daily will assist with releasing tension in the body and mind.

Adding physical activity to our daily lives will help improve our memory and ability to learn new things, as the production of cells in the hippocampus are responsible for memory and learning.

Boost Self-Confidence

Having a daily work out routine or physical fitness goal that works for you will help you build yourself-esteem and improve yourself-worth. Working out for just 30 minutes a few times a week can instantly improve mood and mental awareness.

Exercising Helps Boost Creativity

Exercise releases endorphins, which create feelings of happiness and euphoria. A heart-pumping gym session can promote creativity for up to a couple hours afterwards.

Inspire Others

Starting a regular routine for work out even for fitness beginners can inspire each other to push harder during a sweat session, so find a workout buddy and get moving! Being part of a team is so powerful that it can raise athletes tolerances for pain.


Each day is a new day, so be ready to start fresh and get determined to be healthy. By making time for work outs and physically being active can assist in boosting all around health and mental awareness, which are very motivating. You don’t need a gym to get a sweat on. Just remember that it takes baby steps to get into a routine that works for you. By building up yourself esteem and thinking smarter are some of the motivations to take time for exercise on a regular basis.

Healthy Living,

Jaclyn Kotkins


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