REASON 1: LIFTS YOUR MOOD AND MAKES YOU FEEL HAPPIER
A good workout helps you to release a “happy chemical” known as dopamine which is necessary for the feeling of pleasure and happiness. Feeling unhappy? Go for a jog or hit the gym!
If you experience any level of moodiness it’s a good idea to get more exercise, increase your sleep to at least 7-8 hours per night, limit your caffeine and illicit drugs and alcohol, and eat a well-balanced diet since proper nutrition helps with mood swings. Make sure you are adding serotonin-boosting Omega-3’s (found in fish and flax seed), vitamin D, and protein rich lean meats to your diet.
REASON 2: BOOST MENTAL HEALTH AND ALLEVIATE ANXIETY
Getting physically tired actually helps to reduce stress and improves sleeping pattern. So next time your boss gives you a hard time in office, just take a 15 mins walk (and not a smoke break) to recharge yourself with all the positive vibes and ideas.
REASON 3 : CONTROL ADDICTIONS AND IMPROVE EATING HABITS
Release of endorphins provides natural high after every workout, so you don’t need other addictive substances to make you feel high. Choose a healthier option to go high on life!
REASON 4: LIVE LONGER AND KEEP MEDICAL COSTS DOWN
A healthy lifestyles helps to fight against low body immunity, certain cancer, abnormal cholesterol levels, blood pressure, diabetes etc. Stay Healthy to live longer or pass your days sitting around doctor waiting room.
REASON 5 : IMPROVES BODY POSTURE, BALANCE AND COORDINATION
Exercise can improve your stability and also what is called your “kinesthetic awareness”, thus improving joint functions and increasing muscle strength. Live longer. Stay strong!
REASON 6: INCREASES SEX DRIVE AND SATISFACTION
Exercise increases blood circulation, which helps prevent erectile dysfunction and increases sex hormones like testosterone. It's a fact: Regular exercise can increase sexual drive, activity and satisfaction. A very good reason to stay fit!
REASON 7: INCREASE RESISTANCE TO ENDURE PAIN
Challenging muscle strength constantly during a workout helps to increase your resistance to endure pain. It is scientifically proven that athletes can endure more pain than moderately active people.
REASON 8: MORE ENERGY AND ENDURANCE
People who work out regularly have more energy, strength and endurance to get through their daily activities than non-exercisers as exercise stimulates the release of feel-good endorphins that not only make you feel better but also keeps up your energy levels.
REASON 9 : BOOST SELF-CONFIDENCE AND BUILDS SELF-ESTEEM
You feel great about yourself and workout helps you to fight depression, anxiety thus improving overall body image. Do you feel better about yourself when you are sitting on the couch eating a bag of potato chips or after a great workout at the gym?
REASON 10: SLOWS THE AGEING PROCESS
Most people lose 10% of their aerobic capacity each year after the age of 30. However, regular exercise can actually make you more aerobically fit as you get older. Also reduces the risk of many age-related diseases, such as osteoporosis, heart disease and stroke.