Wednesday, March 6, 2013

15 Minutes to Fit

Did you know that exercise makes you happy?

 It's true, it has actually been proven by numerous studies worldwide; here, here and here. If you want a quick boost of joy- go for a jog or walk your dog or lift some weights.. I'm telling you that you will feel better after. Don't have the motivation? Just get yourself there. Studies have also shown that after ten minutes of you working out, it will propell you to finish your workout because of the endorphine release. Physical activity is known to give a powerful "feel-good" effect, brightening mood and enhancing mental health. Some have even said that regular exercise may be as effective as medication for some people with depression.

"We found that people who are more physically active have more pleasant-activated feelings than people who are less active, and we also found that people have more pleasant-activated feelings on days when they are more physically active than usual," study researcher Amanda Hyde 

The importance of physical activity is not only for our physique and health..but also our mental health.
I have attached a great Womens Health short workout, for an instant mood boost.. now you have no excuse not to kick it into gear!!

some great fitness tool to invest in
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