Now stop making excuses and start doing something good for your mental health.
Exercise adds time to your days. It makes you feel happy and energetic. So get up and start doing it without making any excuses.
Here are the six ways exercise can improve your mental health
- Energy Booster
According to research studies have shown that exercise boost up your energy. Our body cells contain mitochondria; know as the powerhouse of the cell. And physical exercise increases the power of our body with the development of new mitochondria.
Doing physical exercise will help you to fight a mental problem and solve them in a better way. I have experienced that doing exercise lower down your stress level and other mental problems. You don’t have to exercise like hell. Research shows that even a low-intensity workout increase energy by the same amount as a high-intensity workout.
- Increase Confidence
When you do exercise you will feel good, relax mentally and physically and that way the confidence level increases. Exercise releases endorphins, the feel-good chemical in our body and as a result, our mood changes fast and we find ourselves happy and confident.
Furthermore, exercise as an activity gives us a sense of achievement. When we start doing workout it may be little Woah! Can I do that but once you finish the first set and then extra set we feel proud and confident that we did it and gives you the courage to do more.
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- Mental Toughness
If you want to be achieve something great, you have to risk for it, you need to have a threshold for pain. And workout is the best way to help you to build this threshold effective. Every day you go gym you step ahead and push yourself up by increases more sets and start doing more workout and this is how you keep yourself out from the comfort zone and increase your pain threshold.
Muhammad Ali was once asked “ How many sit-ups you do? “ and he replied,
“I don’t know, I don’t count my sit-ups. I start counting when it hurts and I feel pain because those are the sit-up what really count and make you a champion.
- More Creativity and Intelligence
Here we go this may surprise or give you the motivation to start doing exercise.
Exercise makes you more creative and intelligent, it may sound strange but it is not what it looks like. Talking won’t take you anywhere but working will.
Research published in Creativity Research Journal showed that when you do aerobic exercise your creative potential is high as compared to when you don’t.
Exercise generates more brain cells which help us to improve mental health.
- Better Sleep
When you do moderate exercise every day which helps you to sleep well and during sleep, your body recharges your brain, repair brain cells and releases nourishing hormones. Research has shown that moderate workout reduces the time required to fall asleep and increase the quality of your sleep and gives you better sleep.
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Conclusion: To improve your mind as well as physical health workout is the best step you need to take right away. Come out from the comfort zone and start punching the walls.