It’s no surprise that a regular workout routine is good for your
physical health, but it also has an impact on your
mental health. From being a stress reliever to an overall mood booster, regular exercise
can help you generally feel well. So here are just a few of the ways regular
exercise impacts your mental health:
Workouts Can Helps Regulate Sleep
With daily physical activity, you reduce stress and tire your body out.
When you schedule your workouts earlier in the day, your body temperature
rises, and when it drops, it later triggers sleepiness and could reset
your sleep cycle. This process can lead to more solid sleep and less restless
nights. The better you sleep, the better you feel mentally and physically.
Exercise Can Give You a Daily Goal
Having a task to tackle can give you a feeling of purpose. Finishing that
task can give you a sense of determination. This daily motivation can
improve your mood and give you something to work toward day-after-day.
Working Out Boosts Your Energy
Ever hear the term “runner’s high?” That term is the
feeling you get from a release of endorphins, a natural hormone your body
produces to give you energy. With regular workouts, your endorphin levels
can increase, leading to a more energy-charged day!
It Can Relieve Muscle Tension
Sitting all day and not using your muscles can lead to some extra tension
and stiffness throughout your entire body. A sedentary life can do a lot
to you, physically and mentally. When you regularly warm and work out
your muscles, you can reduce tension and feel more relaxed.
Is joint pain ruining your quality of life?
Power River Orthopedics & Spine (PROS) is here to help in Gillette, Wyoming. We can evaluate your options,
so you can rest assure that you get the best possible outcome and are
back to your daily routine in no time.
To enjoy an active and healthy life at any age, call the PROS at 307.686.1413 or visit
www.cchwyo.org/PROS to learn more.
PROS is a Campbell County Medical Group
Campbell County Health.