Exercising is not only for losing unwanted weight; it has many health benefits that are important to everyday life. A lot of people have the idea that they don’t have enough time in the day for working out with housework, families, jobs, social life, etc. and while that is partially true there are a lot of ways you can work out without even knowing you’re doing it or setting time aside for it.
Tips for exercising throughout the day:
While at first these may seem like unreasonable steps to do, if you incorporate them into your daily routine it will feel normal and eventually you will start to not even think twice about it like brushing your teeth, taking a shower, etc.
Now why should we do this? Why is it important to get that exercise in and work on good habits? Studies have shown exercising and movement can reduce diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and many more. Exercise helps with sleep and feeling more rested while increasing your energy level! Mental health is a big plus with working out, getting more active can help you feel better and help accomplish your goals.
By: Rebecca Popma
Steve Bartz, PT