How Daily Exercise fuels your productivity
The benefits of regular exercise include weight loss and being in better shape, but it can also increase your productivity at work. Exercise increases blood flow to your brain. It releases feel-good endorphins which improves your mood and makes you more alert. Several studies of employees, who exercise versus those who didn’t, showed that their concentration was better and it improved their work performance.
Here are 4 reasons that exercise can fuel and improve your productivity.
- Energy – feeling more alert and ready to go can make a real difference in the amount and quality of your work.
- Mood – exercise improves your mood, making tasks, even the ones you don’t like easier to do. A better mood gives you a better outlook on your day.
- Stress Reliever – regular exercise can reduce the level of stress hormones while the serotonin your brain releases make you feel happier, more content.
- Mental Health – exercise can reduce negative thoughts, anxiety and depression. It’s an effective way improve your mental health.
And exercise doesn’t have to mean a long workout; it can be walking for 20 minutes, a yoga class or a bike ride. Even taking the stairs instead of the elevator can make a difference. So get moving and get more done and feel better doing it.