ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Exercise For A Healthier And More Fulfilling Life

Updated on May 7, 2017

Exercise Is Important

Would you much rather lie on a couch, and eat potato crisps instead of doing exercise ? People exercise for different reasons. Some people exercise to lose weight, and some people exercise to feel good, while others exercise just for the sake of exercising. It’s a very good idea to exercise, even if you exercise only three times a week. Exercise does wonders for one’s soul. It helps for depression too, and it also lowers your risk of heart disease.

People Exercise For Different Reasons

Exercise Has So Many Benefits

It doesn’t help to just sit and think about exercise. One should get up and get moving, and one should take it one step at a time. If you start exercising, you’re doing your body a very huge favor. Exercise helps your blood to flow smoothly, and it helps the heart and lungs to work better. It also controls weight, and it boosts stamina. Exercise really gives you a get-up-and-go attitude. It helps your inner drive in a big way, and it gives your morale a very huge boost. Regular exercise can make you look so much younger, and you will even sleep much better. You will also feel a whole lot happier, and much more relaxed.

Horse Riding Is A Great Way To Exercise

Don't Try To Do Too Much Too Soon

When starting an exercise routine, don’t try to do too much too soon. Build up to it gradually. For instance, don’t try running 10 kilometers on the first day of your exercise routine. Rather run 3 kilometers each day for more or less three weeks, and then, when your body’s used to it, try running 5 kilometers each day for more or less three weeks, and so on. Exercise with caution. That’s the best way. Remember to go to your doctor for a medical checkup before starting an exercise routine.

Jogging With A Friend Is Fun

Jogging Tones The Whole Body

A brisk 40-60 minute walk makes you burn a whole lot of calories, and if you do this on a regular basis, then you will most definitely lose weight. You can walk alone, or with a friend, or you can take your dog for a walk, if you have a dog. Before doing any exercise, you should do a couple of stretches just to warm up a bit. Jogging is also an excellent exercise, and it’s so much fun. It tones the whole body, and it’s very invigorating. Just keep at it, and very soon you’ll jog with a smile on your face. If you get it right, then the wonderful sense of accomplishment will make you glow with pride, and you will feel immense satisfaction. If you don’t have the time to exercise, you should try to make the time. Try getting up an hour , or maybe even half an hour earlier. Make the effort, because exercise is important.

Exercise And Become Healthier

Choose An Exercise That You Enjoy

One of the best things about exercise is the way it makes you feel. You can exercise in the privacy of your own home, or you can join a gym. The choice is yours to make. Exercise is so easy, and it doesn’t have to take a whole lot of time. You can exercise with a friend or without a friend, and if you exercise while good rhythmic music is playing in the background, then you will enjoy it more, and you won’t feel bored at all. Working out your own moves with aerobic exercises can be such fun. Aerobic exercises is vigorous exercises designed to boost oxygen intake. Other exercise that you can try is swimming, which is a wonderful way to exercise, rope skipping, dancing, hula-hooping, cycling, or pedaling a stationary bicycle. Walking on the health walker for more or less 45 minutes, while listening to good music, is a great way to stay in shape too. You may even feel like giving the treadmill a try, or any of the other exercise equipment that is available on the market. There are so many different ways of exercising. Playing netball, volleyball, tennis, rugby, cricket or soccer are a few great examples. Martial Arts is also a good way to get some exercise, and so is yoga, tai chi, and horse riding.

Many scientists believe that some effects of ageing can actually be reversed by doing exercise. Vigorous exercise done on a regular basis gives you loads of energy. An aerobic activity such as brisk walking, running, swimming, dancing, rebounding(on a trampoline) or cycling, will help your body to ward off tiredness. You’ll feel much more alert mentally and physically.

Exercise With Vigour And Feel Great

There Are Specific Types Of Exercise

  • Endurance exercise, such as brisk walking, jogging, swimming and other aerobic exercises, condition the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
  • Strengthening exercises increases muscle strength, and should be done three or four times a week.
  • Stretching exercises prevents ageing joints from stiffening, and keeps you nice and flexible. It’s best to do stretching exercises on a daily basis, but if you only have time to do the stretches three days a week, you’ll definitely start feeling the difference. Just remember to hold the stretched position for at least ten seconds.

Don't Be An Exercise Drop-Out

Exercise And Squeeze A Little More Out Of Life

Exercising on a regular basis will help you to become fitter, and you will have a radiant glow, because if you keep at it, you will feel absolutely fabulous. That’s for sure ! Regular exercise will also help your body to become stronger, and it will function more efficiently. If you exercise, you will also feel more positive about life, and about yourself, and you will also feel totally rejuvenated. So developing a passion for exercise is a great idea, because it is so good for your health, and it will fill you with a marvellous sense of well-being. So motivate yourself into action, and once you get started, you should keep on challenging yourself. It makes exercise interesting. It’s quite nice to feel sprightly and full of zest after exercising. Choose a type of exercise that you’ll enjoy, and enhance your quality of life. It will give you such a glorious va va voom feeling. Vary your exercise routine to keep it fresh and interesting. If you keep on exercising on a regular basis, then you will most definitely keep on reaping the benefits. You might want to consult a personal trainer, or maybe even a biokineticist. By becoming more active, you will feel more alive, and you will sparkle with absolute vitality, and once you really get into it, it will not take you long to realize that exercise can be a joyful experience, and you will never look back. The best of all is that whenever you exercise, you squeeze a little more out of life !


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)