We all know that getting into the groove of an exercise routine can be difficult when you’ve been out of the game for awhile. The hardest part is simply getting started. With that comes motivation to get started – a reason to get moving. The sake of your health alone should be reason enough.
The benefits of exercise extend to stress management, and we all know that stress can account for a lot of unwanted health conditions. Exercise is absolutely significant for your health. It doesn’t have to be a strenuous or intense form of exercise to reap the benefits. Find an activity that you can enjoy, or at least bear, and get yourself moving. The most important aspect is that you’ve stimulated the production of endorphins. Even 30 minute walks per day, a few times a week, could make a big difference.
Not only do endorphins reduce the level of stress you experience on a day-to-day basis, but they also contribute to boosting your immune system, reducing risk of heart disease and helping with chronic pain. If these aren’t reason enough, then I don’t know what is. Give various types of exercise a try – yoga, walking, hiking, swimming, for example, are simple activities to get into – and find something that you can maintain on a weekly routine basis.