Exercise is an essential part of maintaining good mental health. Scientifically, it has been proven that exercise can lower stress levels and boost mood. Even if going to the gym isn’t your thing, here are some easy ways to stay active in day-to-day life.
Staying active can be as simple as taking a walk or a stroll around your neighborhood. It is a good way to spend time outdoors, while also unwinding by listening to music or
Consistency is key when it comes to exercise. You can start
small and increase activity level over time. Listen to your body and choose exercises that make you feel comfortable.
Tracking progress boosts self-esteem and indicates how much you are improving over time. With walking, a step count app could help. Otherwise, notice how much better you feel after exercise and how your movements keep improving
Workouts can be made fun with a workout buddy like a friend or family member. It’s a good way to socialise and also maintain accountability.
Check out this video by Healthcare Triage to help you understand how exercise can help.
Resources: Download these apps to stay consistent with your workouts