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2022 Mental Health Wellness: 10 Physiological Benefits From Exercising

Did you know that the average exercise regimen is prescribed, per the average healthy individual, at a pace of moderate intensity at a minimum of 3-5 times a week for only 30-minutes a day?


I have always used the principles of accountability as a foundational base for my Personal Training philosophy; however, consistency is the key to locking in success and accomplishments. Accountability to one’s self as well as an accountability partner is how growth can best consistently thrive- but life is tough, unpredictable, and chaotic. If you’re in need of extra guidance and accountability, then CLICK HERE to view downloadable digital PDF templates that I personally designed for all of your Daily Logs: Nutrition Log, Exercise Log, Mental Health Log, and more!


Optimal Physiological Health: Exercising and Eating

Exercising is beneficial for the body’s health, but having a NUTRITIOUS “diet” is of the utmost importance. I believe the body’s overall health and wellbeing can be determined best when considering 3 crucial aspects: Spiritual Health, Physical Health, and Mental Health. Our Mental Health is at the center of it all- without our mind, we are nothing. We must protect our mind by keeping it strong and healthy- exercising regularly does just that!

 

Check out the list of benefits below that can be easily obtained with a little consistency and due diligence by exercising your body on a routine bases.


10 Psychological Health Benefits:


1. Enhanced positive mood

2. Reduced stress

3. Improved sleep

4. Reduces anxiety and depression

5. Improved self-esteem and cognitive function

6. Increased stamina

7. Weight reduction

8. Reduced cholesterol

9. Improved cardiovascular health

10. Increased sex drive

 

As a Personal Trainer, I feel there are societal pressures that say I am obligated to sway you towards always making your workout happen with no excuses, but I too am human (surprise). I absolutely understand life does not always go according to plan, which is one reason that I genuinely care about providing value beneficial for the body’s overall health and well-being.


If you're unsure where to start in your journey, I would recommend designating at least 2-3 days per week to your gym routine and blocking out 30-minutes to 1-hour. Remember, it's not about how you start, it's about just starting. You got this!


I would love to hear your feedback on this topic in the comment section below. Thanks for reading with me!

 

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References:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1470658/








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