Get Moving and Stay Moving: 3 Tips To Beat the Exercise Blues
One of the simplest and most effective ways to bring down blood glucose levels, cut the risk of cardiovascular disease, and improve your overall health and well-being is to engage in consistent physical activities or exercise.
Yet, in our increasingly sedentary world, where almost every essential task can be performed online, from the driver’s seat, or with a phone call, exercising and being physically fit is a challenge for many.
Does this ring true for you?
If this does ring true for you, the good news is that it is never too late to get moving, and exercise is one of the easiest ways to start controlling the onset of any kinds of chronic diseases. For people who are already candidates for some serious diseases like diabetes and heart failure, exercise and physical fitness can improve the condition of some parts of the body like insulin sensitivity, lower the risk of heart disease, and promote weight loss.
Therefore its time to get moving! And we have 3 tips to help you get there!
Tip # 1 Shift Your Mindset
Choose to see exercise as a privilege and not a chore. By shifting your mindset, you will see exercise differently and will appreciate the gift of moving your body.
Tip # 2 Make Exercise Fun
Find what you love and you will do more of it. If you like to dance, find a dance class. If you enjoy running, find a running club and run! Regardless of what physical activity you choose, make it enjoyable. Make sure you switch your activities up to avoid overuse injuries.
Tip # 3 Do It for Yourself
When you make the life enhancing decision to exercise, exercise for yourself and the numerous mental, physical and emotional benefits of exercise. Exercising for someone else if often unsustainable and not enjoyable.