Physical exercise also helps you mentally aside from keeping your body in perfect shape. Indulging in various forms of physical exercise will provide an outlet to stress-related emotions such as anger, fear, frustration, depression and irritability. Since exercise improves the circulation of chemicals to your body and brain, hormones that elevates certain responses to your body will be reduces as well; keeping you relaxed and in control.
Tips in setting up an exercise program
Now that you know the positive benefits of physical exercise to your mind and body, all you need to learn is how to set up an exercise program that will not hinder your career or social life.
It is recommended by experts that a person should have a regular exercise 3 to 5 times a week, for at least an hour every session; try to budget your time to include a healthy dose of exercise. Wake up extra early in the morning to jog around the block, or do some stretching in your own backyard. The fresh air will compliment your physical exercise since the fresh oxygen you breathe in would be healthy to your body.
A visit to your local bookstore, gym and stress management seminar may prove to be a treasure of information on different kinds of exercise you can do to take away your stress.
Give yourself a break and start taking care of your body before it breaks down – if it does, then you’re in big trouble. Avoid it!