Another Unexpected Benefit of Exercise

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Consistent, easy on the body exercising will help out most health issues. Almost any health issue will be less reactive, less irritated, and recover quicker, when someone is exercising consistently.

Recently, a study came out proving the benefits of exercise on depression. The study is going to be published in the journal Cell.

It has been known anecdotally that exercise helps improve our mental outlook. Its effects on mood elevation are well known. Exercise releases endorphins and other feel good hormones that are responsible for the “runner’s high.”  This runner’s high can keep people exercising for years. Continue reading Another Unexpected Benefit of Exercise

Heal Yourself With Exercise

nordic walkingI believe that there are few, if any, health issues that cannot be positively affected by regular and consistent exercise.

Exercise has been proven to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and the list goes on. Not to mention how much exercise helps with weight. Consistent exercise alone will prevent obesity, and is the best way to lose weight.

Regular exercise will also stabilize irritated, injured and overused joints. This will reduce joint and muscle pain, and prevent it from coming back.

Exercise is pretty much great for everything that ails you. You just have to go about it in an intelligent way. If you haven’t exercised in years, then don’t jump in an expect to get a great workout and lose weight right away. If you haven’t exercised in 2 months or more, then start at the beginning and start out slowly. This will allow you to build up habits and patterns revolving around exercise and give you the best chance possible of successfully working exercise into your life on a consistent basis. The Pain Free Lifestyle program helps ease your way into exercise. It takes you step by step and eases your way into exercise.

Here is an article on some common health issues and how they can be affected by regular exercise.


Exercise to Reduce Depression?

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I have long believed that our overall health is influenced 50% by genetics (what we inherited from our parents), 25% by environmental (pollutants, allergens, toxic compounds in the everyday objects we are surrounded by), and 25% we have control over (through exercise, nutrition and lifestyle choices).

Being a lifelong exerciser will have a drastically positive effect on our overall health, how long we live, and the quality of our lives. Exercise has been called the only miracle pill we have. Exercise and eating right are the best ways to take control of your health and positively influence it. I feel that if we are in control of only 25% of our overall health, then I want to positively influence that 25%. Continue reading Exercise to Reduce Depression?