Whether you love the pain you feel after a workout or hate the fact that your body feels so sore that you cannot fathom moving from your bed, incorporating any kind of physical activity in your daily routine is going to have physical and mental benefits. While we all hear about how beneficial being physically active can be, finding the motivation to actually go ahead and work out is the real task that’s at hand. But, exercising has proven to improve your mood, cognitive function, muscle strength, flexibility and much more.

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Need more convincing to get moving? Here are some undeniable benefits of incorporating exercise into your wellness routine:

1. Improved physical health

Regular exercise has proven to improve cardiovascular health,increase strength and flexibility,boost immunity function and promote healthy weight management.

2. Stress relief

Working out can help in alleviating stress levels and promote relaxation, resulting in improved mental well being.

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3. Increased muscle strength and endurance

Physical activity increases muscle strength and endurance, reducing the risk of injury. It also improves flexibility and range of motion, hence reducing the risk of injuries.

4. Better sleep

Doctors often recommend engaging in physical activity to patients suffering from problems like insomnia. Exercise is known to improve sleep quality and reduce symptoms of sleep disorders.

5. Weight management

Exercise can help burn calories and maintain a healthy weight, hence reducing the threat of obesity and other weight related health conditions.

6. Reduced symptoms of anxiety and depression

Having a fitness routine can eliminate triggers causing anxiety. It is known to reduce stress levels and improve mood.

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7. Improved immune function

Exercise can help to boost immune function, reducing the risk of illness and infection.

 Napoleon Hill once said “The body achieves what the mind believes.” Keeping this in mind and knowing the emotional, mental and physical benefits regular exercise presents, best believe i’m getting a workout in atleast 3 times a week, and you should too.