You have passed that initial stage of crying and moping on the sofa and now you’re slowly starting to pick up the pieces of your newly single life. You start to sleep more soundly at night but are still feeling down and maybe have gained a few unwanted pounds.
Well, it’s time to get out of this self deprecating rut and change your life.
The best post breakup advice, regardless if you’re the ‘dumpee’ or ‘dumper’, is to focus on you; your mind, body and soul! One of the best ways to do this is to set regular gym dates! The gym won’t turn you away, it is always willing to ‘have’ you, and most importantly it won’t ever disappoint you.
Still need more convincing as to why you should go to the gym? Read on.
1. It Will Help Control your Weight
Regular exercise will help you to burn calories so you can control your body weight or lose those extra pounds you may have gained. Weight lifting will also help to build muscle and tone the body. When you start to see your body tighten up, witness your clothes fitting better, or you notice that you’ve started to lose inches or see the number on the scale growing smaller, you will start to feel better about your body.
This will lead to gaining more confidence and comfort in your body, while improving your body and mind connection.
2. It Will Help you Feel Happier and More Energetic
Physical activity triggers the brain to produce more “feel good” hormones, which lead to feeling more positive and happy in your everyday life. This will boost your confidence and self esteem. Having more energy and feeling good overall will give you a natural “high on life” feeling. You’ll want to rid your life of unhealthy relationships.
3. It Will Help Make you Healthier
One of the first line treatments for many health diseases such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol is partaking in a regular exercise program. It helps the body boost high density lipoprotein the good cholesterol and decrease triglycerides.
Physical activity has also been shown to help prevent or reduce the risk of arthritis, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, stroke, heart disease, colon cancer, osteoporosis, depression and anxiety. Exercise will also increase your chances of living a longer and healthier life.
The time has come to go on the most important date of your life right now. A date with the gym to get your body and mind in top shape, and to give you more confidence and trust in yourself and in turn enhance your new life.
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