Exercise

Wellness Element

Make fitness your healthiest habit

The benefits of regular exercise are far-reaching and almost impossible to overstate. Exercise, with a focus on daily movement and continued fitness gains, is a key component of the XY Wellness integrative roadmap as you work to rebuild and reclaim your health and quality of life. Fitness is not a destination, it is a journey, and it is different for everyone. The goal is to improve on where you are now. If you are sedentary, it might just be a 30-minute walk a couple times per week. If you’re already fairly fit for your age, it may be figuring out how to take things up a notch, maybe via trying something totally different. Every day is a new opportunity to get moving, and further improve your health and quality of life.

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Did you know?

Exercise floods your body with “feel-good” chemicals such as dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin and adrenaline, which then remain elevated in your blood stream for up to 24 hours. Not a bad deal, eh?

The significant ROI of exercise

Improved fitness offers an undeniable payoff

 

If exercise isn’t already a part of your life, it may be hard to understand how extensive the benefits are. Here’s a partial list of what increasing your fitness can mean for you:

  • Improved endurance
  • More energy
  • Increased strength
  • Better immune system function
  • Increased regeneration of healthy cells
  • Improved muscle tone
  • Reduced stress level
  • Better sleep
  • Increased mental clarity
  • Improved mood and outlook
  • Reduced body fat
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower resting heart rate
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Increased engagement with life
  • More fun!

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