When it comes to you, and the best that you can be, is there anything that you would change? At the end of the year, many people start rethinking their life and how they want to be living it. Because we believe that everyone should have a life worth living, we’ve come up with some amazing benefits that you will experience if you put exercise on your daily calendar. Exercising may not be convenient for you, but it’s worth it to take time to do so. Catch up on our past blog to learn how exercise can reduce stress, boost happy chemicals and improve your self-confidence. Here are more great benefits you can look forward to if you exercise:

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You’ll be able to enjoy the great outdoors! In fact, enjoying the great outdoors could be part of your daily exercise. Go for a trail run in the mountains or take a walk on a nature trail. Working out doesn’t always mean that you’re stuck in a gym! Pick up a new hobby, like rock-climbing or hiking. Think about renting a canoe for the weekend or take your dog for a long, deserved walk. Breathing in fresh air will do the body and soul good, not to mention the healthy amount of Vitamin D you’ll acquire.

Prevent Cognitive Decline

Unfortunately, as we get older, our brains start to decline. We start to get a little… well, hazy. As we age, it is more likely that we’ll develop a degenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is just one of the many diseases that kill off brain cells. our brain will actually shrink, and you may lose many highly important brain functions during this entire process. While exercise hasn’t been proven to cure Alzheimer’s, it sure helps the brain fight against cognitive decline.

Go ahead and do your part to prevent cognitive decline by exercising and enjoying nature! If you’re not sure where to start, make an appointment with the leading personal training team in Pleasanton!