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Why is exercise important?

Why is exercise important?

In the midst of the pandemic two years ago, a lot of us have restrained from doing everything to doing absolutely nothing. Even going outside has become prohibited since the government ordered everyone to stay at home to avoid COVID-19 reaching our homes. A lot of people have gained weight due to the fact that they continue to stay at home. They do nothing but eat, sleep, and repeat. Everyone has focused on how to gain money to sustain the needs of their families and loved ones, forgetting to take care of one’s self. They have forgotten about balancing everything, especially a healthy diet. So… exercise? Why is it even important?

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Why is exercise important?

Exercise literally just means making your muscles work and doing something that can cause your body to burn calories. Swimming, running, jogging, strolling, and dancing, to name a few, are all examples of physical exercise. Even simply walking outside for a while can become your exercise. Being physically and intellectually active has proved to offer numerous health benefits. However, since the government has restricted us to do everything above listed, we can only do the alternative remedy – exercise at home.

Exercise remains a really effective therapy. It also remains an essential component of living a healthy lifestyle. Exercise can help you avoid health problems, build strength, increase energy, and reduce stress. It can also aid in the maintenance of healthy body weight and the control of your appetite. Instead of doing nothing in this kind of situation, go ahead and grab your improvised equipment, do some push-ups, jumping jacks, and many more!

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Being healthy in this situation remains important since this has become our shield to avoid getting infected. Eating nutritious fruits has become a big help, too! Remember that nowadays – health is definitely wealth!

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get physically active even if we are not allowed to go outside!

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