Benefits Of Working Out

As we all start to get busy, it is important to remember the awesome benefits to working out.  When we remember why it is important to workout, we are more likely to do our best to fit it in our schedule.  Here a just a few of the many benefits of working out…

Health Benefits – Exercise Can:

  • Increase your overall health awareness
  • Reduces the risk of many types of cancer
  • Helps to reduce stress and anxiety
  • Reduces the risk of having a stroke
  • Helps to improve muscle and cardiovascular endurance
  • Improve flexibility
  • Improve balance and coordination
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease
  • Lower your resting heart rate
  • Improve your VO2
  • Increase bone density
  • Increase lung capacity
  • Help you to maintain a healthy weight
  • Increase strength
  • Help regulate blood sugarRichandheather

Additional Benefits:

  • Improve your overall quality of life
  • Help you spend quality time with friends and loved ones
  • Improve athletic performance
  • Meet others with similar interests
  • Increase your productivity at work
  • Make simple things in your everyday life easier
  • More energy
  • Help you sleep better
  • Help you to create new goals for yourself
  • Improve physical appearance and self confidence
  • Help you to achieve things that you never thought were possible

PrintHeather is a Moxie Cycling Ambassador and blog contributor. Check out her bio here!

About Heather Kick-Abrahamson

I am a Personal Trainer, Endurance Coach, and Metabolic Technician at Life Time Fitness in Chanhassen, MN. I have completed 29 marathons, 29 ultramarathons, 20+ triathlons, including Ironman Chattanooga 2015. I am currently training for Cornbelt 24 Hour Run.

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