Look after your body and mind
in 2021 at the GDN Gym
Look after your
body and mind
in 2021 at
the GDN Gym
Exercising regularly is good for your mind and body — bodily exercise has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety and boost happiness. A regular workout routine has been shown to improve memory, and physical activity can also help lower blood pressure. Also, being active can reduce your risk of developing diabetes 2, heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, depression and certain types of cancer.
Keeping your body active whilst keeping your mind fit
Regular exercise is undoubtedly an essential factor in creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle and hosts a range of health benefits, including weight loss and increased energy levels.
Exercise programs created by an expert personal trainer can unlock your potential. Exercising alongside someone has a high success rate than exercising alone. Your personal trainer would be with you every step of the way to encourage and support you to continue on your journey.
At GDN Gym, the personal trainers have one goal. To ensure you are comfortable and achieve your plan. We pride ourselves on being innovative and flexible to fit with your lifestyle and busy schedules.
Why exercise is vital for your mental health
Your mental and physical health support significant parts of how you can lead a happier and healthier life. When you’re physically fit, it can be easier to deal with the stresses of life. And when you exercise, it also helps to improve your mood. To keep yourself physically and mentally healthy for your whole life, you should invest in maintaining a good lifestyle.
Any health professional will tell you that medication alone may not fully support your path to feeling well to improve your mental well-being. Taking a well-rounded approach and helping yourself along the way by starting a small regular exercise routine has several benefits that can make you feel better:
What can exercise do for your mental wellbeing:
- Improve your quality of sleep
- Reduce anxiety and depressive feelings
- Improve your memory and brain function
Suppose you are dealing with physical health conditions that are affecting your mental health. In that case, exercise is also key to improving blood pressure and heart health and protecting against some chronic diseases, such as heart disease. As well as this, exercise is the leading tool for aiding weight management, improving your physical and mental wellbeing in the long run.
The benefits of exercise for your health and wellbeing.
There are many benefits to exercising, and these benefits don’t just support healthy weight management. Particularly in these difficult times, many have turned to exercise in various ways to support their physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Maintaining a healthy exercise regime can improve your quality of life, and it doesn’t have to be rigorous or taxing. With a wide range of exercise types, you can start at a level you are comfortable with and continuing with regular activity can support your stamina and strength, so you can build up your exercise plan over time and work this around your daily life.
Exercising will strengthen your heart and increase the amount of oxygen that flows in your blood by improving circulation. By improving your circulation, you can lower your risk of health conditions such as heart disease, high cholesterol and heart attacks. Exercising regularly can also lower your blood pressure and improve joint pain and stiffness.
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Health-related benefits linked to exercise for mind, body and soul.
Many people know that partaking in exercise releases chemicals into your brain, such as dopamine and endorphins. But did you also know that exercise also helps your brain get rid of adverse chemicals that can leave you feeling sluggish, anxious and stressed? Those who exercise are more likely to feel happier and less stressed. Having a regular exercise routine can also give you greater control over negative emotions, supporting you to deal with situations in a more impactful way.
It is recommended by gov.uk that all adults undertake at least 150 minutes of moderate activity weekly or 75 minutes of intensive activity weekly. By following this advice on physical exercise, we can improve body functions, increase or maintain muscle mass and decrease the risk of elderly associated challenges later on in life.
Having a well-planned exercise routine that is manageable and goal orientated is more likely to support you and your body. In the long run, as you will see results, achieve your goals and increase your routine over time when you feel comfortable and able.
Speak with a personal trainer at GDN – your innovative local gym
Here at the GDN Gym, we focus on impacting lives, being fit, looking after our minds and bodies. We offer a range of exercise classes and equipment to help you attain your fitness goals.
If you are looking to create or maintain a healthy lifestyle or achieve a healthy body weight, GDN Gym has the equipment and the expertise to help you achieve this through physical training. Please speak with one of our personal trainers today to see how they can help you.
Are you looking for small group classes or resistance training? GDN are innovative and focused, supporting you to unlock your potential.