A healthy lifestyle is a happy one, or so it is thought.
Keeping yourself fit is essential in fighting off any winter coughs and colds. Having a good workout gets the blood pumping around your body and your energy levels up.
Exercise and Mental Health
The benefits of exercise can also help your mental health and overall well-being. Take a look at Fitness 19.
Staying active whatever age you are, helps you to sleep better, sharpens your memory, and helps you to relax and remain positive in the face of adversity.
Taking regular amounts of exercise can have a massive impact on depression, anxiety and ADHD. You may wonder if that means exercising day and night or become a buffed fanatic. Exercise as little, or as often as you can, even a little bit will make a tremendous difference.
Don’t beat yourself up if you cannot get to the gym or feel like being a couch potato.
Rising Out of Depression
Exercise can help treat mild forms of depression, without medications clogging up your system. Maintain exercise schedule it can help to stop you spiralling into a pit of depression.
By keeping active, you are promoting all kinds of change in your brain, from helping to develop neural growth, reducing inflammation, an activity that invokes calmness and a healthy mindset. Powerful endorphins and chemicals are released, that raise your energy levels.
Finding a quiet space can help you break the stronghold of depression.
Turning Your Life Around
You may not be suffering from mental health issues, but taking regular amounts of exercise or physical activity can still provide your body with a welcome boost to your mood, outlook on life and well-being.
So, how else can exercise help?
Dive in here, and read on how to exercise can create change:
- It sharpens Your Memory and Elevates your thinking.
- Ii improves your self-esteem.
- It Induces better sleep and regulates sleep patterns.
- It builds strong resilience.
- It re-energises You.
Eat Well, to Live Well
Following the Eat Well Guide will help set you on the right track to achieving a healthy mindset. Choose a variety of foods from each of the food groups, make sure that you get the right amounts of nutrients from each of the food groups.
What should be your daily calorie intake?
For men, the average daily intake of calories is 2,500, and for women, it is approximately 2,000 calories a day.
It is also recommended that you drink 6-8 glasses of water to maintain your optimum levels of hydration.
In this fitness pitstop, you will have hopefully learned something new and picked up a few new approaches to keeping your body, mind, soul, focused, energised, happy, strong and healthy, despite what may be going on in the world around you.
You can keep going a little longer, now that you have some tips. A national lockdown and change may be challenging to face, but you can take care of yourself, eat well, breathe.