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The Importance of Exercise…

The Importance of Exercise

Keeping fit has numerous benefits for both your body and mind. Many people neglect taking part in a sport or going to the gym. Many people see it as a chore instead of building healthy habits and an optimistic lifestyle.

In fact, exercise can help keep your body at a healthy weight. By exercising on a consistent basis, people are able to lose weight and lower the risks of some diseases.

Regular exercise decreases a person’s risk of developing certain diseases, including obesity, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure. Exercising on a regular basis can reduce approximately two dozen physical and mental health conditions. Exercise will help to slow down how quickly your body ages. 


When you lack energy, the last thing you want to do is exercise. However, it is now becoming known that daily exercise eases many of the symptoms associated with fatigue. Individuals that live a sedentary lifestyle are more likely to feel the energy increasing benefits of regular exercise.

Evidence suggests that sweat-provoking activities have a direct impact on the central nervous system. Further, they encourage blood flow around the body and to the brain, which provides you with more energy throughout the body.

As you start to get into a routine of activity on a daily basis, your body will become stronger and better able to deal with cardio. This will allow you to push you to your limit and then some. You should definitely consider getting yourself a Folding Electric Bike if you wish to gradually kickstart your body into a more active stage.


Your skin can be influenced by the amount of exercise you do as it stimulates the flow of blood that encourages cell adaptation, which reduce the signs of aging.

Many of the most fatal health problems are weight related. Being active at least 30 minutes, 5 times per week will reduce the risk of many illnesses, including high blood pressure and diabetes. In addition, weight training can assist the functions of your muscles and increase their density. 


exercise improves Mood

As discussed previously, regular exercise is great for your mind as well as your body. When you build up a sweat, you release endorphins, dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness, which positively affects the chemicals that affect your mood such as serotonin and dopamine. Exercise can also assist in preventing and treating mental health conditions such as dementia or depression. 


Many people will most likely tell you they could do with a bit more sleep. Surprisingly, the amount of exercise you do will have a direct impact on your sleep. The more strenuous activities you do, the better the quality of your sleep will be, as you give yourself a greater opportunity to enter into a recuperative sleep. 


There are many social reasons to participate in regular exercise. Sports are a great way to learn essential team building skills, which allows you to achieve the goals you have put forth.

Working with others will teach you, patience and respect for others. Going to the gym allows you to meet other driven and experienced individuals, with similar goals and dedication. This will build your confidence and you will experience newfound heights with your commitment and experience.

By exercising for at least three hours of moderate cardio per week, you will feel more energized and well rested by preventing the onset of disease or illness.

The Importance of Exercise written by

Corey L. Lewis

Corey Lewis has a B.S. in Communications and M.S in Sports Administration from The University of Illinois and he is the Co-Founder and CEO of 1and1 Life. Before that, he played football in the Big Ten Conference at The University of Illinois. He was part of the Academic All Big-Ten for three years, and won the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award. Afterwards, he played a short stint as a professional football player, and persevered through four ACL surgeries, and seven knee surgeries. These trials ultimately strengthened him—and the life lessons and practical advice he gained during those years have been integral to his role at 1and1 Life.”With any luck, you are now able to see the many benefits that regular exercise can offer, as well as the importance exercise has in leading a healthy lifestyle.