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Some of the Benefits of Exercise

Our bodies gets so many benefits if we exercise, but even with this knowledge we find many excuses to not exercise anyway. There are many people though who recognized these benefits and so they find time from their hectic schedule to exercise. Several gyms, fitness centers and others have established in the past years to show that people are already giving importance to exercise.

We will discuss here some of the many benefits of regular exercise that are scientifically proven.

One scientifically proven benefit of exercise is that it supercharges our brains. According to medical explanation, when we exercise, we get our blood pumping and this makes our brains function to its peak.

As we get older, it is observed that our brain is not as sharp as when we were young, and by exercising it could bring up the sharpness of our brain, and that it might even help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other mental disorders that go with aging.

Another benefit that one can get in exercising is that exercise can improve our cognitive and mental functions. Exercise stimulates the growth of new brain cells called neurons and also strengthens the connection between those neurons. With exercise, there is stimulation that will occur in the areas of the brain that is said to be related to memory and learning.

Exercise is said to improve a person’s mood and emotions. By exercising your body reaches to a relaxed and calm state. There are chemicals that are released by our brains that would make us feel good and these are endorphins, serotonin and dopamine.

In order to reduce stress, several experts believe that one of the best method to reduce it is by exercising. Exercise is an outlet for emotions that are negative, like worry, irritability, depression, anger, frustration and anxiety.

Depression is one mental condition that can be cured by exercising. Studies have shown that exercise is much better than a drug that treats depression.

There are moments when feel tired for no reason, and it is said that if you go on exercise instead of taking a nap, your fatigue will be gone and your energy will come alive again. When a person has chronic condition related with fatigue, cancer and heart disease, his or her energy level is low, and so there are new researches that suggest that regular exercise will increase his or her energy level.

Experts said that we can prevent a cardiovascular disease by exercising, because exercise can impact on the relation of physical activity and cardiovascular health condition. The lack of physical exercise is said to be one of the major risk factors for disease in our cardiovascular system. As you conduct your regular exercise, your heart becomes stronger and this will make it pump more blood with less effort.

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