Exercise helps wellbeing
|For many of us, the thought of heading to the gym after a long day at work just doesn't inspire us. How many of us have joined gym memberships, paid our joining fee, set up monthly direct debits, done our initial training session, gone for a few more times... and then gone perhaps once a month, then not at all?|
Choose exercise benefits which mean something to you
Focus on the benefits you'll get from taking that exercise and being more active which are important to you, not the health profession. Everyone will find a benefit which is more important to them than other benefits - yours could be decreasing your risk of getting heart disease or maybe you want to change your body image, or the way you feel about yourself. Identify the benefits you want - and you'll be more motivated to be more active. Look for exercise benefits which reallymean something to you - and you'll soon find that other less important benefits follow as well - a bit like a domino effect
Health benefits from exercise
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Other potential benefits
ALWAYS check with your GP before beginning ANY new exercise regime, especially if you haven't exercised for a long time or if you have a medical condition, or you're pregnant. Here are some tips to help Start exercise