8 positive effects of exercise

We already know that exercise comes with a lot of health benefits, but we often prioritize other things over regular physical activity. You need to make it fun and pleasurable! Try different forms of exercise until you find the one that suits you best.

Regardless if you prefer to do cardio, strength training, balance or yoga – the important thing is that you’re consistent enough with your training so that you can reap the health benefits. Here’s a list of 8 positive effects of exercise:

  1. You become happier and have more energy for your everyday life. 
  2. Your cognitive ability increases, making it easier for you to process new information, make better decisions and develop your logical thinking. 
  3. Studies show that your hippocampus, the brain’s memory center, grows in size. This is beneficial for your ability to concentrate and pay attention.
  4. Your sleep will be improved. You will fall asleep faster and your sleep will be deeper. Being well rested has a lot of benefits in itself. 
  5. Physical exercise decreases the risk of depression, fatigue and pain. 
  6. Your physical strength and endurance develop, which makes everyday life activities as walking and cleaning much easier. 
  7. Your ability to cope with stress improves. 
  8. Exercise strengthens your immune system so you stay healthier. It reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and is positive for your blood sugar, blood pressure and blood fats. 


With all these health benefits, it is really worth incorporating some physical activity in your daily life! You don’t have to exercise every day, it is more than enough to take 3-4 workouts a week. Good luck with your exercise! 

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