Getting Sweaty for Stress Relief
Finding your fit achieves many things: improving your health, inspiring you to achieve more, energizing you for your day ahead, and even helping you sleep better. We all know this. And we all know that those days come where our jobs and schedules have us so stupid-busy that we quickly extinguish the thought of hitting the gym.
Achtung baby! These are the days you need the hit the club the most.
Research shows that those of us with demanding careers have an increased risk of cardiovascular problems such as high blood pressure. This is considered pretty common knowledge. However, recent studies have demonstrated that fitter people dodge these common heart issues.
Cause: Exercise makes you feel good.
Effect: This acts as a counter to the health conditions that stress aggravates.