I’ve been reading health fitness articles on my spare time and since I was asked If I could share my thoughts and contribute on this site. This article is mainly influenced by the post: Benefits of Exercise
Most moms are too busy taking care of their family. While other focuses on building their career. That leaves doing some physical exercise on their least priority.
This should not be the case. How can you take care of your family or to have a higher position you want at your office if you will not take good care of yourself? Make sense, right? Eating healthy meal and getting 8 hours sleep is not enough.
So, here are 6 benefits of exercise that may entice those loving mothers to put on their rubber shoes.
This maybe the first reason to why moms will consider to do some exercise. Who wouldn’t love eating? After finishing a very stressful project that you want to indulge yourself to your favorite milk tea. Or after giving birth it’s very hard to lose those baby weight. As your food intake increases balancing it with exercise will increase the metabolic rate as well which help with weight loss. Having a firm body and muscles on the shoulder is a plus.
Helps with Skin Health
Exercising can also help the skin stay healthy and vibrant. Pores open up when you sweat it flushes out toxin. It also makes you look younger.
Energize the Day
Starting your day with any kind of exercise will give you all the energy that you need. From cleaning and moving the furniture in the house; to picking up the kids at school and running errands. You will still have the energy to cook meal at night feeling less tired.
Helps with Sleep
After finishing a lot of chores during the day and still can’t get the good night sleep that you want. Doing aerobics helps you get a deeper and longer sleep.
Improves Brain and Mental Health
As you exercise, the heart rate increases which helps the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain. This means regular exercise prevent you from chronic disease such as diabetes and heart attack. In addition to this, exercise is a powerful depression fighter; a natural and effective anti-anxiety treatment and relax you muscle when under stress.
Helps with Menstrual Cramps
It is common for women to have menstrual cramp as part of their Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). It has been studied that doing stretching and moderate-intensive exercise may reduce the pain from having menstrual cramps.
Helps Improve Sexual Health
After a long day work. All you want to do is to get home and throw yourself on bed. But once, you start doing physical activities you’ll get excited to go home early and have romantic time with your husband. Exercise can improve sexual performance and sexual pleasure. Not to mention, you’re getting back the curve that was lost for years.
You may want to try different physical activities at first until you’ll find the right one for you. Here are some activities you may consider: running/brisk walking, Zumba, trampoline, weight lifting and boxing.
Enjoy these activities with your friends, your kids or even your husband.
There you go! So, skip your fave TV program and getting to your feet to do some crunches. You only need an hour and I guarantee you’ll love exercising.
Remember, taking care of yourself is also part of taking care of your family.
Living healthy means living happily.