Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/28/2014 -- One Exercise Session Can Change The Body
To get the full benefits of exercise, including extended life, protection from disease, weight loss, and improved sleep, it needs to be done on a regular basis. But this isn’t to say that engaging in some exercise, even one session, doesn’t offer a few instantaneous rewards. While the recommendations are to engage in at least 2-2 ½ hours of exercise per week, even one session of moderate-intensity aerobic activity has numerous benefits for the body and mind.
Swedish researchers released a study in 2012 that indicated a few minutes of exercise in healthy yet inactive adults alterted the genetic material in their muscle cells. The brief period of exercise seemed to turn on certain genes that increased strength and metabolism. This was after one session of moderate-intensity activity, imagine the benefits of a life-long exercise program.
In addition to turning on certain genes in the brain that offer physical benefits, one session of exercise also triggers endorphins to increase mood and raises serotonin levels to improve mental well-being. The increase of these neurotransmitters can fight poor moods, stress, and make a person feel more relaxed and eager to engage in more of the same activity.
In addition to this lifted mood, a person may also feel a lift in energy and alertness. Increased oxygen provides stimulation to the brain and can leave a person feeling more alert and focused afterward. This is another reason why many health experts are suggesting that employers allow employees time during the workday to engage in physical activity. It increases overall employee satisifaction and productivity in just a few short minutes.
These short-term benefits of exercise should be enough to stimulate interest in a program, but imagine the long-term benefits and how the body can change physically and mentally just through a daily walk or jog. It’s yet another reason why physical fitness is linked to both mental and biophysical health.
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