Tired of having no energy? Wish you could shed a few pounds? You may think you need to wait until New Years’ to make a fitness resolution but why procrastinate when you can get healthy now? Still not convinced? Here are 5 reasons you should:
There’s No Time Like the Present
You only live once and you deserve to feel your best. That’s why now is the perfect time to focus on fitness and getting healthy. You don’t need a perfect fitness plan or schedule. Simply, wake up each day with the knowledge you’ll do something to improve your health that day, from eating more fruits and veggies to going for a walk.
Reduce Your Risk of Disease
Every day you make positive choices for your health, you reduce your chances of developing serious diseases like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Eating a diet low in fat and taking part in moderate exercise regularly also reduces your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Have More Energy
Being out of shape makes you tired all the time. It makes it hard to get up, get moving, and participate in activities you enjoy. Focusing on fitness will give you the energy you need to go hiking, play sports, and fully engage in life the way you want to.
Boost Your Self-Confidence
Getting healthy can result in weight loss and firmer, more toned muscles. Along with increased energy, you’ll feel stronger, stand taller, and have more confidence in yourself as a result.
Make New Friends
Whether you like to take walks or go to the gym, you’ll meet new people and make new friends. Getting fit can be a social activity and the more you engage with other people on the path to fitness, the more motivated you will be.