Lots of happenings on the blog in the past few weeks. I’m sure you’ve read all the posts in detail and taken rigorous notes. As a heads up, going forward I’ll send an update email with each new post (there’s typically only 1 or 2 a week, so I won’t be constantly flooding your inbox with nonsense) so as to not inundate you with a host of reading material all at once.
Anywho, the latest post is on mental health and exercise. Such an important topic that I decided it was also worth the lead in the newsletter. I found it interesting that most people who exercise regularly do it because it gives them an enormous sense of well-being - physical health, improved physique, weight loss, etc. are mere by-products. This is probably why I always hear doctors say just find something that you'll stick with. Just Get Moving! It's about the noggin', not the six-pack abs. Someone just told me - literally not 10 minutes ago - 'When you're under 30, you exercise for your vanity. Over 40, you exercise for your sanity.' I thought that was spectacular. Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, and ADHD. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts your overall mood. And you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to reap the benefits.
Soon, I want to start diving into the motivation to get out there. I can read all day about the benefits of exercise, but it can still be hard to get off the couch. So stay tuned for that in the near future. In the meantime, take care and get moving.
Other posts since the last newsletter:
Why is Physical Exercise so Important?
12-3-30 Workout - Is it Worth the Hype?
7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise
Running Outside vs. Running on the Treadmill
Is Walking a Good Enough Form of Exercise?