The Importance of Exercise
by David Watson
Do you want to be happier, reduce stress, and lead a healthier lifestyle? It’s easier to accomplish than you think. All you have to do is exercise. You might be thinking to yourself that you don’t have the time for it or maybe you think it’s too hard to stick to a routine.
Change never comes easy, but once you find out how physical activity can improve your life and how much fun it can be, you will be glad you did it. Twenty minutes of exercise a day can change your life.
Why is it important?
The human body is meant to be active. If we sit for too long, we have problems with obesity, high blood pressure, stiff joints, depression, and anxiety. When you exercise, your body produces endorphins that elevate your mood and reduce stress. Exercise is an all-natural anti-depressant, and it costs you nothing.
I started to exercise regularly when I was in my early thirties. I got to a point where I was heavier than I had ever been, and I didn’t like how slow I was moving. I started to…continue reading the Spring issue of SEARCH Magazine.