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The Athletic Club

of Overland Park
22 Nov 2017

Four Reasons You Should Start Exercising Today

Exercising is a great way to improve both your mind and body. There are a variety of different workouts that are easy to incorporate into your everyday life! But why should we do them? What makes working out so beneficial?

Here are a few reasons why you should start exercising today:

  • It increases your overall happiness
    • Exercising every day helps keep your thinking and judgment skills sharp as you get older. It can also help you sleep better at night!
  • Exercising is good for your muscles and bones
    • Physical activity, like weight lifting, can stimulate muscle building when paired with adequate nutrition.
  • It boosts your energy
    • Exercise delivers oxygen and nutrients to your tissues and helps your cardiovascular system work more efficiently. When your heart and lungs have to work less your body has more energy!
  • Working out allows you to set and achieve a goal
    • Whether it is to lose weight, run a mile, or to be active everyday, setting a goal keeps you motivated and then achieving that goal gives you a confidence boost!

Even if it just a little bit a day, exercising can help you in many different ways! So don’t wait and start today!