Integrating Fitness into your Daily Life
Many people believe that physical fitness is only beneficial for
looks or appearance, but the true benefits of physical activity are
found inside the body. Being physically active has been positively
correlated to enhancing the efficiency of many bones and organs
throughout our bodies while also reducing the risks for coronary
heart disease and type 2 diabetes. The key to achieving these
internal and life-long benefits, is maintaining motivation for
physical activity! How is it that people drag themselves to the gym
every single day? The vital aspect is to associate physical activity
with something you enjoy doing. Don’t immediately associate
physical activity with weights at the gym or dreadful workouts.
Find something that fits you! Certain workouts can be
very intimidating for people, however,keep in mind that there are many other ways to integrate fitness into
your lifestyle. Statistics say that 50% of adults’ dropout of their workout programs within six months. Park in the
back of the parking lot, take the stairs, and bike to school or work. Reward yourself, internally and externally.
After every exercise embrace the feeling that overcomes you to help savor the intrinsic reward
of exercising. After meeting a long-term goal, treat yourself to a new pair of workout shoes, or a new set of tunes to
keep the motivation alive and thriving ! Find a way to integrate fitness into your life in a way that is enjoyable.
Different types of workouts include: