Sometimes we ate too much even more than we intended and failed to avoid the overindulgence. There may be plentiful reasons for binge eating. Overindulgence sometimes even turns out to be a psychological phenomenon. When stress cause desire to overeat. Moreover, excessive hunger after long hours of work, or when we taste the food we love. And then by the end, we realize that we’ve already put on some pounds that we never wanted to. If you also went through the same sort of situation, not a big deal. Daily workout helps you to reduce excess weight gain as well as to maintain weight loss. Moreover, it can boost your energy and benefit mental health, refresh your mind makes you more creative and innovative, while also helps you to combat health conditions and diseases.
- Burn your calories
The daily workout will help you to inch closer to your target of burning calories for weight loss and consistency would help you to maintain your weight loss. Strength training also helps you lose weight by increasing your muscle mass, that will increase your metabolism. As a result, your body burns more calories at rest.
The author of “Physical activity and obesity” Claude Bouchard said:
“People who run or cycle at 70 to 75 of their VO2 – the volume of oxygen consumed exercising at maximum capacity – can burn between 300 to 700 calories after exercising.”
Bouchard also stated an after burn of 700 calories is rare.
- Improve mental health
Physical activity will also help to reduce mental stress, also provides anemotional lift, boost memory and can make you able to learn new things. This will help you to become more focused, and more optimistic. A 30-minute walk or jog three times per week could be very effective to prevent the symptoms of major depression in certain people. Discharge of warm and fuzzy chemical during and after exercise can help you with anxiety calm down.
American psychological association showed the relationship between exercise and mood enhancement by comparing the effects of physical exercise to antidepressant medication and established that exercise helped in preventing relapse long-term as well short-term mood enhancement after just five minutes of moderate exercise.
- Combat diseases
Regular exercise can help you to prevent high blood pressure, boost good cholesterol, and reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Moreover, it helps to manage type 2 diabetes, stroke, as well as metabolic syndrome. Consult with your doctor to set up an exercise plan that works for you.
A health research scientist Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health System in California stated:
“Exercise has a favorable effect on virtually all risk factors for cardiovascular disease.”
- Improve happiness level
Research established that even mild, moderate and vigorous physical exercise will bring you to enjoy the more pleasant feeling. You don’t need to spend hours in the gym, just 30 minutes a few times a week can instantly boost overall mood. Using your muscles can help relieve stress and stimulates various brain chemicals that may leave you feeling happier and more relaxed.
A study researcher Amanda Hyde, a kinesiology graduate student at Penn State, said
“We found that people who are more physically active have more pleasant-activated feelings than people who are less active, and we also found that people have more pleasant-activated feelings on days when they are more physically active than usual.”
- Boost Creativity
Scientists discovered that going for a walk or exercising really does improve creativity. Cognitive psychologist Professor Lorenza Colzato of Leiden University in The Netherlands claimed:
We found that people who are doing exercise on a regular basis outperform those who don’t. We think that physical exercise trains your brain to become more flexible in finding creative solutions. Indeed authors such as Henry James and Thomas Mann used to walk before starting to write. We think that physical movement is good for the ability to think flexibly, but only if the body is used to being active.
- Makes you more confident, and productive
Working out regularly affects your self-esteem. When more and more of negative thoughts popping up in your mind, doing physical exercise can divert your mindset and make you feel more positive and confident. Moreover, it could be a reliable anchor point in your life that would make you feel in control and helps to feel good and confident whenever you may have something constant to look forward. If you opt to join for a gym or walking in the neighborhood park, attend a yoga or dance class, will help you to add more people to your social circle and it adds to the confidence.
Practice healthy habits, balanced diet, and regular exercise will work well for your body and can contribute tremendously to your health. Working out regularly is a happiness booster, can reduce day-to-day stress and help you manage anxiety and depression. Moreover, it is a way to show respect your body as your body is the most precious gift you’ve ever been given. Though eating healthy sometimes necessary unpleasant thing you need to do if you want to be slim and maintain your weight too.
Michelle Hannan is a nutritionist, and she’s on a mission to give you all the information you need to successfully lose weight. She also blogs regularly at hcgdietinfo.