Exercises are bodily activities that help your body to achieve overall fitness and good health. Exercising has so many benefits, and some of them are given below.
1.Increase the metabolism in our body. When we are exercising, our body needs a lot of energy. So the metabolism increases to supply this energy. This demand of the energy is met by burning calories from the stored fat.
2.Increases the energy level in your body. This will help you to be active and energetic through out the day, so that you don’t feel tired. You feel a ‘fit’ person even at the end of the day.
3.Strength training exercises, increases the muscle mass in your body. The muscle mass will burn the calories in your body using it as fuel for their maintenance. The more the muscle mass, the more the calories are burnt.
4.Exercises reduce blood pressure. Exercise makes you sweat, expelling salt and water from your body. This reduces your blood pressure. Exercises reduce insulin level, which will reduce blood pressure level in your body.
5.Exercise increases body muscles. Fat is stored in the fat cells of our body in the form of triglycerides (TG). Some fat also travels in the blood. Exercising increases the muscles in the body. These muscles break down the TG in the blood, and fat cells, and use it as fuel for their maintenance.
6.Exercises increases good cholesterol. Walking briskly for about 30 minutes a day, for five times a week, will increase HDL or good cholesterol.
7.Aerobic exercise increases the amount of oxygen in your blood. So fresh blood is supplied to the heart and it makes the heart function efficiently.
8.Exercises breaks down excess fat. Exercises help your body break down the stored fat in the body and use it as energy.
9.Exercises increases oxygen in the blood. Aerobic exercises increase the amount of oxygen in your blood and thus increase the hemoglobin also.
10.Exercises increases strength of bones. Strength training exercise increases the strength of your bones, joints and muscles and prevents osteoporosis when you grow older.
11.Exercises help in developing new blood vessels. Because exercise increases amount of oxygen and proper functioning of the heart, it helps in developing new blood vessels.
12.Exercises regulate blood supply. Exercises reduce fat which blocks the arteries, and helps to enlarge arteries, for proper supply of blood.
13.Exercises control diabetes. Exercise reduces body fat and controls the glucose level in the body.
14.Exercises increase the quality of sleep. Exercise relaxes your mind and body and helps you to get good sleep.
15.Exercises prevent colon cancer. Exercises help in the proper function of the digestive system, thus preventing colon cancer.
16.Exercises protect joints. Exercises tones the joints and increase the thickness of cartilage in the joints, and thus protects the joints.
17.Exercise makes skin glow. Exercises improve the blood circulation, making your skin glow.
18.Exercise makes you trim. Exercises reduce your weight, making you trim and looking great.
19.Exercises reduce risk of endometriosis. About 50% reductions have been observed in the risk of women developing endometriosis due to proper exercise.
20.Exercises prevent clotting of blood. Exercises breaks down the fat in your blood stream and prevents clotting.
Exercise is not boring; you can make it fun and interesting. Incorporate 30 minutes of exercising into your daily routine and you will remain healthy through out your life.
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