Exercise can be an addiction to some. Statistics show that 4% of school athletes, 8-9% of fitness enthusiasts, and 21% of those with eating disorders are affected by exercise addiction. It is important to maintain a healthy and balanced relationship with exercise to help control your weight, reduce your risk of heart diseases, manage your blood sugar and lower your chance of some cancers.
When you exercise, it shouldn’t feel like a drag or an activity that makes you unhappy. You should choose exercises that make you feel good and are suitable for your body. It is important to develop a healthy attitude towards movement and exercise. With the right amount of daily exercise, you are building a healthier routine and lifestyle.
To keep yourself accountable for daily exercise, you can track your activity and progress. Download the Lively App to keep track of your goals and outcomes. Another way to stay motivated is to think about how exercise can make you feel both physically and mentally. For example, exercise can combat health conditions such as heart disease and high blood pressure. It can also help boost your mood because you feel good about yourself.
Exercise is any movement that makes you move around, get your heart pumping, and sweat. Exercising daily can improve your strength and keep your blood flowing smoothly. Without exercise, it can increase your health risks by developing heart disease, strokes, and obesity.
The U.S. spends $4 trillion on healthcare annually and most go to preventable chronic disease care. Harvard and Stanford University’s evidence-based research proved that following healthy habits can prevent chronic disease and improve quality of life. Download the Lively Habits App to help you keep track of your 10 healthy lifestyle habits. Lively helps you understand the power of all 10 lifestyle habits proven to prevent chronic disease. Go Lively!Top