We are all aware that a healthy lifestyle involves eating well and exercising regularly. But how does exercise actually achieve this other than feeling good about the way we look?
Exercise is proven to help manage or prevent many health problems, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, strokes, diabetes and depression.
Exercise stimulates the secretion of chemicals in the brain which can leave you feeling relaxed, happier and stress relieved.
Physical activity can boost confidence and self esteem, as well as providing an energy boost, to help tackle day to day activities.
Regular exercise promotes better sleep, helping you to fall asleep faster into a deeper sleep.
And in addition to all of this - exercise can actually be fun!
So with all these benefits in mind, maybe it's time to treat yourself to a bit of exercise provoked TLC. After all, you only get one body!