Every one of
us has probably heard countless times that exercise and a full body check-up is
good for us in more than one ways.
a well-balanced lifestyle is one of the most challenging tasks in our modern
lives. There are so many pressures from our profession, social lives, personal,
family issues and others.
matters are something all of us have to deal with on a daily basis. Sometimes
it can get difficult trying to find a good balance between all these equally
important aspects of our lives. While others are good at finding a balance, some
will struggle throughout their entire lives.
who struggle a lot, there is the possibility of mental stress which may lead to
mental health issues at a later stage in their lives. In dealing with this
problem, many health professionals have recommended the use of exercising as a
major mechanism for dealing with stressful life and ultimately improving your
mental capacity in dealing with the pressures of life.
is onerous at times when we just don’t feel like it, but it has numerous
benefits besides building muscles and burning fat because it can be the most
effective way of eliminating stress and improving your mood.
Making it a habit
regular exercise can help your body produce brain chemicals called endorphins that
are known to improve mood. You don't even need to participate in an intense
exercise, a brisk 20-minute walk should be enough to help your body produce
these feel-good chemicals.
The best way
of making the most of exercise is to find one that you enjoy and that you will
carry out regularly to help maintain your fitness levels as well as your mood. This
will also improve your overall health, which is another thing to feel good
consistent exercising routine will help improve your mental health and will, in
turn, increase your capacity to juggle between your profession, family, social
and all the important activities that make life worth living.
benefit is quite obvious, many people do not have the discipline to carry it
through for a consistent period of time.
Statistics made available by the World Health Organization (WHO)
estimates that people suffering from mental problems such as depression,
amounts to about 300 million.
That is a
huge and shocking number by all standards.
this is a problem that can easily be avoided if people took matters into their
own hands. (http://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/depression) By exercising, a person is able to improve
his or her mood, reduce symptoms of stress, anger, and depression, and ease
anxiety and reduce cognitive decline.
are hormones in the body that help improve your mood when the body inactive.
Exercises such as running, jogging or walking are a few routines that can help
you increase your endorphins. Another
form of hormones that improve your mental alertness is neutrophils and
monoamines. This is related to the white blood cells. The white blood cells improve
on your immune system with assistance from the neutrophils and monoamines.