The benefit of exercise and pushing yourself physically isn’t limited to the the results on your body, but can also have results for your mind. Being able to push yourself is a partially mental task and learning how to do so through physical exertion is a dual form of training. By doing this you also train your mind to understand and be ready for difficult tasks and challenges. This is the kind of effect exercise can have on your whole life.
- Physical activitity boosts short term brain function and heightens awareness even on non-training days.
- Even minimal exercise can help, college students exercising two to three times a week had decreased stress and increase in healthy habits
- Developing physical fitness, develops life fitness, working out makes you a better performing person
“Ask anyone whose day regularly includes a hard bike ride, sprints in the pool, a complex problem on the climbing wall, or a progressive powerlifting circuit, and they’ll likely tell you the same: A difficult conversation just doesn’t seem so difficult anymore.”