50 Reasons You Need to Be Exercising in Christchurch to Maximise Your Health in 2019

Okay, so we all know exercise is good for our health right! But why? In this blog, our Team of Christchurch Personal Trainers and Fitness Instructors have popped together 50 Good Reasons you need to be exercising in Christchurch to maximise not just your physical health, but your mental health and overall well-being.

50 good reasons to exercise

50 Good Reasons You Need to Be Exercising To Maximise Your Health

When you consistently exercise 2 to 3 times a week you can:

  1. Can help manage stress and anxiety levels. After the Earthquakes, it seems like every aftershock can throw us into fight or flight mode and trigger our adrenaline and anxiety. Exercise is a great way to de-stress.
  2. Optimise your potential to lose weight, particularly fat.
  3. Save on the Doctor.  Have an immune system that will function more efficiently and effectively.
  4. Contribute to reducing the nation’s medical and healthcare costs.
  5. Lower your risk of getting heart disease
  6. Increase the strength of your muscles – Get Jacked!
  7.  Sleep better and ditch those dark circles under your eyes.
  8.  Improve your sex drive and satisfaction – Get Sexy!
  9. Reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure.
  10. Increase the density of your bones and therefore reduce the risk of breaking bones – Who needs milk!
  11. Improve your physical appearance to many people.
  12.  Help lower your cholesterol levels.
  13. Help you retain a healthy short-term memory, as you age – Sharp as a tack!
  14. Has anti-ageing effects…who doesn’t want to look younger.
  15. Improve the survival odds shoulder you suffer a heart attack.
  16. There is nothing worse than jetlag when you return from a holiday. The gym can help you help you overcome jetlag better.
  17. Slow your rate of joint degeneration.
  18. Lower your resting heart rate
  19. Boost your creativity – So you can thrive at work.
  20. Improve your ability to recover from physical exertion.
  21. Increase your body’s ability to supply blood to the skin for cooling purposes
  22. Increase the thickness of the cartilage in your joints.
  23. More energy and endurance.
  24. Increase your level of muscle endurance.
  25. Improve your posture and reduce back pain, this is particularly important if you are studying or sitting a lot.
  26. Improves oxygen supply to cells.
  27. Help maintain your metabolic rate.
  28. Reduce the risk of developing colon cancer.
  29. Lowers risk of diabetes.
  30. Reduce constipation.
  31. Reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer.
  32. Exercise is the best kind of therapy and can help to alleviate depression.
  33. Maintain proper muscle balance.
  34. Help alleviate certain menstrual symptoms.
  35. Improve mental alertness.
  36. Reduce your risk of having a stroke.
  37. Builds self-esteem.
  38. Prevents Colds
  39. Improves appetite.
  40. Fights dementia.
  41. Increase sports performance.
  42. Increase pain resistance.
  43. Helps to control addictions.
  44. Lessens fatigue.
  45. Gives you confidence.
  46. Increases longevity.
  47. Improve skin tone and colour.
  48. Boost productivity.
  49. Prevent muscle loss.
  50. Makes you harder to kill!

Create some “Me” time and commit to 2 – 3 exercise sessions a week

With all of these benefits, it is important to build some time for exercise into your week. 2 – 3 times a week can have a huge impact on your health, appearance, mood and heart… Even if its just a quick 30-minute session of HIIT Training.

Find it hard to make time in your week for exercise?

If you are not sure where to get started booking yourself into a group fitness class is a great way to lock yourself into a weekly workout (New to our gym – the first class is on us) and make some fitness friends who will help make sure you keep coming back and getting the benefits.

Find it hard to get motivated to go to the gym? Or maybe just not getting the results you crave?

Getting a personal trainer to get the best result possible from every workout. We all know simply running on the treadmill is not enough to keep in shape. If you are going to be investing your most precious resource… time… in working out, it’s important to maximise results! 

So what are you waiting for? Grab your free pass!

Article by Moo – The Owner of Bodyfix

Hi, I am Moo, gym owner, mother, business owner and jack of all trades here at Bodyfix. I have a huge huge passion for helping anyone & everyone out there to have a better and healthier lifestyle while at the same time achieving your health and fitness goals.

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