• The Benefits of Exercise

    Posted on January 28, 2015 by elaine in Activities.

    Ace of Life Health Wellness the benefits of exerciseMany studies show that people who run regularly benefit with a positive boost in mood, clearer mind, and quick and sound decision making.

    Do you find it hard to wake up in the morning?
    Do you lose your appetite?
    Are you having mood swings?
    Do you feel lethargic and sluggish come midday?
    Do you sometimes feel emotional and depressed over small things, or sometimes for no reason at all?

    If your answer to any of these questions is YES, you seriously have to consider increasing your physical activity.
    Studies show that people who get regular exercise have lower rates of depression. They are also most likely to respond constructively and objectively to challenging situations they come across.

    Here are the many benefits of exercise:

    • less stress, anxiety, and feelings of depression
    • improved self-esteem
    • good sleep
    • healthy and strong heart
    • high energy levels
    • normal blood pressure
    • strong bones and muscles
    • less body fat
    • high level of endorphins (natural analgesic)

    Endorphins give us that natural high, therefore improving our self esteem. Yes, it’s what gives us that happy feeling! So the more you move, the more your body secretes endorphins.

    Our tip: Do not overexert so as not to cause physical pain. After exercising, be sure to cool down and treat yourself to a nice spa treatment or massage to help you relax your muscles.

    So, let’s exercise, shall we? Tell us about your exercise plan!

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