In today’s society we told that we need to stop eating at fast food restaurants because that is the source of obesity, which is wrong there are many reasons to why people are gaining weight. One of the reasons is that we have become lazy.
We sit around too much, we know we need to get out of the house and exercise, but we create so many excuses to why we can’t. For example most people say that they are too busy to exercise or that they can’t because it hurts, people even say that exercise has to be vigorous for it to have any effect on us. The truth is that whatever you do counts. Walking, Jogging, Running, whatever it is it counts and the more you do it the healthier you’ll be. Exercising isn’t about doing 2, 3 or even 4 hours workout. Even doing a 10 minute workout everyday can do wonders to your life. It’s great to spend time exercising in the gym, going for a run, or even doing something to strengthen your body. This doesn’t have to be that way, Moderate activities such as chores, gardening and walking can make a big difference Adding a little movement into your life can:
Reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes
Improve joint stability
Increase and improve range of movement
Help maintain flexibility as you age
Maintain bone mass
Prevent osteoporosis and fractures
Improve mood and reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression
So, even if opt to make small changes and a more modest weight loss, you can see the benefits re still pretty good. One study has found that just a 10% weight reduction helped obese patients reduce blood pressure, cholesterol and increase longevity. Why not focus on being a healthy person instead of focusing on losing weight, you can worry about losing weight after you got you used to living a healthy lifestyle. Simple ways to start to living a healthy lifestyle
Turn off the TV. Once a week, turn off the TV and do something a little more physical with your family. Play games, take a walk...almost anything will be more active than sitting on the couch. Walk more. Look for small ways to walk more. When you get the mail, take a walk around the block, take the dog for an extra outing each day or walk on your treadmill for 5 minutes before getting ready for work. Do some chores. working in the garden, raking leaves, sweeping the floor...these kinds of activities may not be 'vigorous' exercise, but they can keep you moving while getting your house in order. Pace while you talk. When you're on the phone, pace around or even do some cleaning while gabbing. This is a great way to stay moving while doing something you enjoy. Be aware. Make a list of all the physical activities you do on a typical day. If you find that the bulk of your time is spent sitting, make another list of all the ways you could move more--getting up each hour to stretch or walk, walk the stairs at work, etc. How does exercise benefit you?
There are many ways in which exercising can help you:
Psychological Effects: Regular physical activity can improve your mood and the way you feel about yourself. Researchers also have found that exercise is likely to reduce depression and anxiety and help you to better manage stress. Obesity: Physical activity helps to reduce body fat by building or preserving muscle mass and improving the body's ability to use calories. When physical activity is combined with proper nutrition, it can help control weight and prevent obesity, a major risk factor for many diseases. High Blood Pressure. Regular physical activity can reduce blood pressure in those with high blood pressure levels. Physical activity also reduces body fatness, which is associated with high blood pressure. Heart Disease and Stroke. Daily physical activity can help prevent heart disease and stroke by strengthening your heart muscle, lowering your blood pressure, raising your high-density lipoprotein levels (good cholesterol) and lowering low-density lipoprotein levels (bad cholesterol), improving blood flow, and increasing your heart's working capacity. It all comes down to you, you have to make the decision to start improving your lifestyle. Regardless of how you start incorporating exercise into your life, reframing is part of the job it makes it a lot easier. Research suggests that if you’re looking to establish a routine that sticks, exercising as part of a collective is preferable to working out alone, but it’s not nearly as effective as exercising as part of a team. So consider volleyball, football, doubles tennis—any enjoyable, competence-enhancing activity in which your efforts contribute directly to a team’s success, and where if you don’t show up, others will suffer. Will you make the necessary changes in your life?