We all know that exercise is good for us. It’s been drilled into our heads since we were children. However, sometimes it’s hard to find the motivation to get up and move when we don’t see immediate results.
It can be tempting to give up before we even start. But did you know that there are lasting benefits to practical exercise, even if we don’t see results right away? In this blog post, we’ll explore how practical exercise can lead to lasting benefits in health and beauty.
by David Stone
Practical Exercise and Lasting Health Benefits
It’s no secret that exercise is good for our health. Regular exercise has been shown to lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, strengthen bones and muscles, improve joint function, increase energy levels, reduce stress levels, improve sleep quality, and boost overall mood.
And these are just some of the benefits. With so many benefits, it’s hard to understand why more people don’t make exercise a priority.
But what about those of us who have trouble sticking with an exercise regimen? Is there hope for us?
Although it may not happen overnight, research has shown that it is never too late to start reaping the benefits of exercise. So, whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been exercising for years, know that you’re doing your body a world of good. Keep up the good work.
…And Lasting Beauty Benefits
In addition to the lasting health benefits of practical exercise, did you know that there are also lasting beauty benefits? That’s right – by exercising regularly, you can enjoy youthful skin, strong nails, shiny hair, and more.
So how does this work?
When we exercise, our bodies release endorphins – happy hormones that have been shown to improve mood, increase confidence and provide other psychological benefits. Endorphins also increase blood flow and oxygenation throughout the body, which gives skin a healthy glow.
Regular exercise also helps flush toxins out of the body through sweat, which can help improve the appearance of your skin.
Along with endorphins, regular exercise also boosts collagen production. Collagen is a protein found in the body that helps to keep skin looking fresh and elastic.
As we age, collagen production begins to decline – but regular exercise can help slow down this process (in addition to using sunscreen and eating a healthy diet).
Consequently, those who exercise regularly often enjoy a more youthful appearance than those who don’t.
So there you have it – two great reasons to make practical exercise a part of your daily routine! Not only will you enjoy lasting health benefits from regular physical activity, but you’ll also enjoy lasting beauty benefits as well.
So what are you waiting for? Get up and move! Your body will thank you for it!