Exercise: one of the most important acts you can do to better your overall health. While we know exercise is overlooked by most adults in the USA (only 23.2% of adults met both aerobic and muscle strengthening activity guidelines according to the CDC) It is one of the most necessary things to do for optimal health.
In this post we will discuss some benefits of exercise and how it not only aids in weight loss, but can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and countless diseases.
Exercise can help you lose weight
Losing weight is one of the most desirable qualities exercise has to offer which in itself causes many health benefits. aerobic exercise for example not only helps you lose the fat, it increases your stamina, helps ward off viral illnesses, strengthens your heart, and keeps your arteries clear of bad cholesterol. Aerobic exercise is the most common for losing weight quickly. These exercises include swimming, cycling, walking, and running.
There are many benefits of achieving the best weight for men’s optimum health. The most obvious one has improved self-esteem. The other benefits are what lies beneath, like your heart health. You will also have more energy since you are in your best shape.
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In addition to burning calories during exercise, it also helps to prevent binge eating later on due to its positive effects on appetite control (i.e., how much food you want). In fact, people who exercised showed less desire for high-calorie foods compared with those who did not exercise at all.
Exercise can help you get a better night’s sleep
Getting a good night’s rest is one of the most important things for your health and well-being. Those who get adequate sleep at night have higher energy levels throughout the day, and lowers your risk for serious health issues.
Sleep is a complex process that involves the brain, body, and environment. Your brain controls when you fall asleep and wake up. It also regulates your sleep cycle by sending messages to other parts of your body that control hormones involved in sleep such as melatonin (which controls how long it takes you to fall asleep), cortisol (which controls how long you stay awake), serotonin (which helps regulate mood) and histamine (which regulates body temperature).
Regular exercise boosts your immune system, keeps your blood pressure in check, and improves your overall health. And most importantly when you’re healthy, it’s easier to fall asleep.
Exercise helps you sleep better by reducing stress and anxiety, which are both factors that interfere with falling or staying asleep at night. As an added benefit of improved sleep quality, you will feel less fatigue throughout the day.
As a plus, when you exercise regularly, you feel more tired at night. So if you have trouble nodding off at 10 p.m., maybe you should try hitting the gym for an hour instead of watching another episode of your favorite show.
Exercise may improve heart health
Exercise is also an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Research shows that exercise may improve heart health, lower blood pressure, cholesterol levels, help you maintain a healthy weight, reduce stress, and improve sleep quality. These benefits can help to reduce the risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke in the future.
There are many ways to include moderate exercise in your daily routine. The key is to be active for at least 30 minutes five days per week. Taking this time out of your busy schedule will benefit your overall health and well-being for years to come.
Exercise is good for the brain
Given the many benefits of regular exercise provides to your heart and body, it’s no surprise that it also improves your ability to concentrate. Studies show that as little as 20 minutes of daily physical activity can improve your focus and attention span.
Exercise is important for your health, and it can help prevent or delay Dementia.
Dementia is a term used to describe symptoms associated with progressive decline in memory and other mental functions. Dementia affects a huge number of people aged 85 or older, but its onset can happen much earlier in life.
One study shows how exercise helps reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and delay the onset of cognitive decline.
Exercise can improve your mental health and mood
Exercise is a good way to improve your mental health and mood.
Regular physical activity can help give you a more positive outlook on life. When you’re physically active, it boosts chemicals in your brain called Endorphins. These Endorphins make you feel happier and less stressed. One research study shows those who got regular exercise were 25% less likely to develop depression or an anxiety disorder.
Exercise may be just as effective as medication in treating mild to moderate depression without the side effects. It’s best to consult with your doctor or with our health specialists before starting a new exercise program, especially if you have been diagnosed with depression or anxiety.
Exercising regularly helps manage your emotions because it releases endorphins and gives you an outlet for frustration or anger when necessary. During the Coronavirus pandemic, many people looked to exercise to let off stress and tension from the sedentary life of being at home all day.
Exercise can help boost low T levels
In addition to all the benefits listed above, exercise also helps your sex life. If you’re worried about low levels of testosterone(T), whether you have it already or are worried about having low amounts in the future then the great news is that exercise can help in this area. Research has found that exercise improves testosterone levels, especially weight training, While those who were sedentary saw their T decrease over time. If you are interested to learn more about Low T see our blog.
Exercise can benefit other factors that can help increase T levels because it increases muscle mass, strength, energy levels, and bone density—all characteristics associated with high testosterone production.
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Florida Men’s Health Center
If you’re looking to lose weight, the team at Florida Men’s Health Center will provide you with a customized weight management program that works for your lifestyle. If you are in Fort Lauderdale and would like to learn more about our Free Weight Management Consultation, please contact us today. If you have been struggling with getting started on an exercise regimen or finding the time in your schedule to work out regularly, then let us help by providing you with your own exercise program that is fun and effective for your body type.
Here at Florida Men’s Health Center, we want our patients who come through our doors to feel younger and healthier so they can enjoy life.