Why fitness is mandatory for a healthy lifestyle

NowWeMOVE supporter and guest blogger Debbie Rodrigues tells us why fitness is so important for our health. Photo: Debbie Rodrigues/Debbie in Shape

NowWeMOVE supporter and guest blogger Debbie Rodrigues on why fitness is so important for our health. Photo: Debbie Rodrigues/Debbie in Shape

By Debbie Rodrigues (Debbie in Shape)

You surely have already heard a lot about fitness. But have you ever taken the time to understand why you need fitness in your life today?

I wouldn’t be surprised if your answer is no. It happens to most people. But I’m here to share with you 3 reasons why fitness should be a mandatory part of your routine.

Better Sleep

You know why I restarted working out after a long period away from physical activity? I wanted to sleep better.

Why do so many of us struggle with our sleep patterns?

Maybe you don’t get all the sleep you need, so your body doesn’t restore itself naturally. You go to bed stressed and you wake up feeling just as bad or even worse.

Physical activity is an excellent way to expend energy during the day, which helps you get to sleep at night.

Weight maintenance

Having a healthy and balanced diet is vital for a healthy lifestyle, but exercise plays a major role in weight maintenance too.

Even if you don’t have the time to go to a gym or if you’re away from home for work or vacation, there’s always some kind of physical activity you can do.

Regular walks work wonders and they don’t require any kind of equipment. Besides, people from all fitness levels can join the fun.

Be in shape

We all want to be healthy, but being fit is also important.

In the long run, you want to be able to live independently and move around freely.

The seeds of longevity are planted during youth and it’s never to late to start sowing them.

Now tell me, how will you be joining us on European Fitness Day?

If you struggle to find time to workout, please stop by my website, debbieinshape.com. There I share tips on planning, productivity and time management for a healthier lifestyle.

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