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Exercise Is The Key To Spend A Healthy Life

You might have heard the expression “use it or lose it” – If you don’t use your body, you will surely lose it. Without exercise, your muscles will become weak and flabby. It may happen that your heart and lungs won’t function efficiently and properly. And moreover, your joints will be stiff and can easily be injured. Inactivity is as much of a health risk as is smoking.

As humans, everyone is entitled to a healthy and productive life and when we think about leading such a life, we can’t miss the word exercise. Exercise is the key element for leading a healthy life. Nowadays it has become a popular topic in discussions and thus we should know what exercise is and the benefits of doing it regularly.

Exercise is a physical activity or any movement that makes your body in motion. Exercise uses more energy than your normal level of activity which also makes your heart beat faster than the normal.

Need and Importance of Exercise

  1. Boosts your energy level

Exercise helps you to produce more nutrients and oxygen to your tissues and cells. Exercise allows you to breathe easily. When your blood circulation moves faster your heart and lungs work efficiently and thus you have more energy to do things more easily and quickly.

  1. Helps you manage your weight

Lack of exerise has increased the chances of overweight and increases the chance of getting many diseases. To overcome obesity, it is not really necessary that an individual has to die if he does regular exercise along with the consumption of supplements like westword.

Exercises burn calories and depending upon the intensity of the exercise, you can burn more and more calories. Weight loss is decided by the number of calories you burn.

  1. Increases Self-Esteem

Regular exercise controls your body weight and size and thus helps you to increase your self-esteem making you feel and look better as well as confident about how you look.

  1. Improves your mood

Regular exercise stimulates various brain chemicals resulting in a happy mood and relaxed life. Exercise even helps prevent depression.

  1. Decreased Risk of chronic diseases

Regular exercise can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol level. It can help you prevent osteoporosis, heart attack, diabetes, stroke, and certain types of cancer like breast cancer as well.

If you can’t dedicate yourself to workouts, you do not need to spend a lot buying exercising machines. You can do simple physical activities which can burn your calories for e.g. you can simply take the stairs to go upstairs, you can park your car away and walk to your office building, take your pet for a walk, watch dance shows, and dance along with them. These are some of the simple physical activities which we can do simply without spending a penny or any gym equipment.

A lot of people make the excuse that they don’t have the time to stretch. Flexibility is important, and thus, stretching can be done every day. But stick to a minimum of three times per week so as to gain the benefits of stretching. When the body is warmed up, perform 5 to 10 stretches that target the major muscle groups and h

old each stretch for 10 to 30 seconds.

Living healthy is important for all and by exercising you will work more efficiently and will be living a healthy life. So remember the importance of exercise and start running towards it right away right now.

Jaime London is a writer, contributor, editor and a photographer. He started his career as an editorial assistant in a publishing company in Chicago in 2009.