Exercise has long been known for its aesthetic and vast physical benefits. However, in the age of hyper-speed, the go-go-go mentality, the mass amount of distractions from social media, and beyond, exercise is more needed than ever from an emotional standpoint.
Let’s break it down:
Positive mindset - Exercise naturally boosts the release of serotonin and dopamine. These are endorphins that promote feelings of well-being and happiness that help improve an individual’s outlook on the world and themselves.
Improved self-esteem - Yes, you’ll probably trim down and tone up from regular movement, but even more the act of taking care of yourself plus challenging your body can increase your overall confidence and inner strength.
Decreased stress - While exercise is a “stress” on the body, it is a positive one. Movement works as a conduit to channel and release daily life stressors from the body, which ultimately increases your stress resiliency or ability to handle various loads of stress.
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