Everyone knows that exercise is beneficial for your body. Health news everywhere informs people that it can decrease their risks of heart attack, diabetes and certain kinds of cancer. It helps you maintain a lower body weight and reduces fat. These two things alone should be reason enough to exercise regularly but the benefits do not stop there. In addition to having a more toned stomach, firmer thighs and more muscular arms, exercise also does wonders for the brain.
First of all, regular exercise decreases stress. Who among us does not need the level of stress in their lives decreased? This relief from stress also contributes to the decrease in some of the physical health conditions listed above. Exercise also improves your mood! After just a few minutes of exercise, endorphins kick in which lift your overall mood, again decreasing stress, again decreasing the risk of many physical ailments and conditions.
There is also evidence that exercise increases your memory and capacity for learning. The benefits are endless. There are reports that every ten minutes of exercise accounts for positive changes in the brain. There are virtually no reasons not to exercise, and endless reasons to exercise, so get out there and move! Watch this youtube video for further details.