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How Working Out for Just 30 Minutes a Day Can Improve Your Physical Health March 8, 2018

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I am happy to bring you a guest blog today from Jess Walter.  Jess has previously guest blogged for Fitness for Health and is a freelance writer and mother. She loves the freedom that comes with freelance life and the additional time it means she gets to spend with her family and pets.


Let’s face it—many of us have become too preoccupied with our responsibilities that we've started to neglect our physical health. Plus, the presence of social media makes it easier for us to just sit and browse our phones, contributing to such sedentary lifestyle.

Then again, allotting time for exercise is a conscious decision, as it is making physical fitness a priority. For the past decade, levels of physical inactivity in adults and adolescents globally have drastically progressed. With the irreversible consequences of poor physical health, World Health Organization (WHO) suggests increasing exercise time to 150 minutes per week – that’s only around 30 minutes per day. We all know that physical exercises burn carbs that contribute to weight loss in the long term. What we fail to recognize is that the benefits of workouts, when done regularly, transcend physical wellness. Here’s what 30 minutes of workout a day can do to your body.

Strengthens motor skills

Motor skills are essential in learning sports and carrying out everyday chores. Together with improvements on balance and flexibility, motor skills are maintained and strengthened by performing a variety of physical activities. Incorporating workouts into your daily routine also prevents cardiovascular diseases as it significantly impacts cardiorespiratory endurance.

Improves self-confidence

Exercises do not only get those endorphins working, giving you a better mood. Physical activities help build and develop motor skills which boost one's self-confidence as well. Working out on a regular basis enhances self-esteem as it is an avenue to relieve stress and anxiety in the long run.

Enhances quality of sleep

The suggested hours of sleep is around 6-8 hours but the quality of sleep plays a    major role in our overall well-being. National Sleep Foundation highlights exercise as a key factor to getting quality sleep. It's important to know that in order to get optimum results, exercise must be included into one's daily routine.

Reduces risks of cognitive impairment

While we can easily notice the effects of regular exercise in six months, its benefits  also cover the later ages when cognitive impairment and decline are prevalent. Managing one's lifestyle factors at an earlier age helps in slowing down cognitive decline.

A good well-being constitutes being fit in every aspect, and finding the time to exercise is the beginning to having a healthy lifestyle. And if ever you find yourself lounging, now's the time to motivate yourself, get up and start moving to do some lunges!

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