Living afitness lifestylebrings holistic benefits to not only the physical body but also our psychological well-being. This should be anyone’s first step to a successful life, because when you are healthy physically and mentally then you are going to be ready to take on your dreams.
Regular exercise and a sensible eating plan can help you lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. There are many trashy diets out there, but one thing that I’ll tell you about 99% of them, READ CAREFULLY; “They will make you FAT!” Most mainstream diets will work two ways; first they will have you believe that you can lose weight fast, and secondly they will risk your health and teach you how to lose weight fast. Fast weight loss is weight loss (usually water and muscle), but not fat loss. Slow and consistent fat loss is what you need. And to do this you need to educate yourself in the things that you are eating and what they will do once inside.
A body that is physically fit and conditioned throughregular exerciseshould be less prone to illness and injury. Consistent exercise has been proven to help prevent a number of life-threatening illnesses such as cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and diabetes. Regular exercise will also increase good cholesterol while decreasing bad cholesterol, which will assist blood-flow and lower the build-up of plaque in the artery walls, so that means you have a significantly less chance of leaving earth by a heart attack or stroke.
With a fitness lifestyle the body will be getting a good supply of oxygen; not only will the heart and lungs benefit in the long-term but this increased oxygen and blood-flow to our brains will also bring cognitive benefits; this is what keeps our success striving brains to be more productive and people will probably throw money at us just because of our sheer wit and ingenious ideas (It’s worth a try!).
Leading a fitness lifestyle will also preventobesity(I got there too late!). As metabolism tends to slow with aging (usually after 30) regular exercise can prevent weight gains caused by this factor. If someone lives an active lifestyle with sports and/or frequently takes part in an exercise program they might not even feel any effects of their slowing metabolism. Even in a person’s later years if they have not led a fitness lifestyle they can begin to take part in exercise and this should help them maintain their weight. If they are an able-bodied person a focused strength training and cardiovascular workout can delay or slow down the onset of a decreased metabolism.
A fitness lifestyle will bring with it increased energy levels so that we can cope not only with the physical rigors of life but also the emotional. Not only will it give you more energy to work, play and engage in under-the-sheet-adventures, but also a fitness lifestyle will give you better sleep (more so after the sheet adventures). In turn this will bring improvements to concentration span and overall brain productivity.
When our bodies are physically fit this will bring with it many psychological advantages. A person that leads a fitness lifestyle should generally feel more relaxed and can release stress, tension to calm them down during sports and exercise. Being physically fit will also maximize confidence and self-esteem; it is ok for you to feel proud at what your fitness lifestyle has helped you achieve, just don’t be looking for a screaming crowd that wants your autograph.
As you can see the fitness lifestyle carries an immense amount of benefits and by educating yourself and developing new habits you can achieve this, it’s not impossible!
My name is Andrew Scott, I am 29 years old and I have started a blog calledDiscipline or Regretto keep myself accountable to my fat loss goals and to encourage others in fat loss and the fitness lifestyle. I am currently studying to become a certified personal trainer.
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