According to a recent survey people who take part in exercise (3 or 4 times per week) were more likely to consider themselves happy than those who don’t exercise. Those who trained for 12 weeks were up to 30% more happy!*
Read the top reasons why we think exercise is a great mood booster;
Reduced Anxiety and Depressions
Exercising is a great distraction from negative thoughts, and it can improve social interaction.
Even a small amount of exercise can help create a sense of success and fulfilment which can have a positive effect on other areas of life whether it be work or socially. It gives you that ‘can do’ attitude, helping to get you through those difficult moments!
Better quality of sleep
Exercising gives you a better quality of sleep - and let’s face it, a good night's sleep makes us all happier!
Increase energy levels
When we exercise it raises our heart rate and this gets the blood flowing increasing our energy levels.
Improved Immune System
As if the points above weren't enough to convince us, we know that regular exercise will help improve our immune system. Helping us to fight of those lurgies that spread round the office! An apple/workout a day….
Better Self Esteem
A regular exercise regime, will help you feel strong, look good and have a positive attitude all at the same time. You self esteem will rocket!
Achieving your goals will make you happy! Set yourself up for the day and get a sense of achievement with an early morning workout.
Exercise releases endorphins, so when you’re stressed this will improve your mood. Stressful day at the office? Going for a jog, taking part in a class or a gentle swim will help you feel calmer and relaxed.