Why You Should Not Ignore Exercise (Even When You Are Overwhelm With Work)

At times life happens and you may get a little sidetracked. Family obligations come up, you get held up doing overtime at your workplace or sickness kicks in. in particular overtime at your workplace, some days get a little extreme and these crazy days could stretch for weeks and even months.

To ensure good health and physical fitness, regular exercise is important. It decreases the possibility of diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and other diseases. Exercising can delay the process of aging and improve your appearance. Most notably, it decreases stress. All the stress you’ve been building up from work and all the yelling you’ve been enduring at work.

Reduce Stress

A common result of running a business is stressful. Even when your business is very successful, this also comes with its own stress-levels. Exercising regularly increases the endorphin production that gives you a natural high and brings about a calmer outlook to help you face the ups and downs of operating a business.

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Increase Energy

When you are fatigued, the last thing you may want to do is exercise. But the latest research has shown that frequent, low-intensity exercises can help increase the energy levels in individuals suffering from exhaustion. In addition, some people take supplements such as protein powders to help provide more energy and increase strength. It is recommended that you research fully and look at reviews like these Power Life reviews for example, before adding any supplements to your diet, to ensure that they are suitable for you. Bottom line: When exercising, your body utilizes energy to keep it going.

Workplace Stress

Stressful projects or meetings, heavy workloads, and feelings of not being appreciated are some of the reasons related to stress that make most employees miss getting to work. Scheduling a jog, walk, or an extra enjoyable physical activity to your busy work schedule might at first look like it’s counterintuitive. However, it not only safeguards against or decreases symptoms of anxiety and depression, it could also increase happiness and joy as well as help you increase psychological resilience for anything that comes your way, thus you are less overwhelmed.

Too Focused On Work

It is easy to overlook your physical health when you are too focused on your work. However, when you support your health with exercises and good nutrition, you can better handle stress and are a lot stronger. Taking care of you does not need a complete lifestyle overhaul. Yet, its small things that will boost your energy, lift your mood, and have you feeling like you’re in control of your life.

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Exercising Increases Confidence To Face Difficult Tasks

Being confident and avoiding fear are not constants in peoples lives. At times you may face the challenge with much gusto while at other times you lack the enthusiasm to face life’s hurdles. The discrepancy in courage is frequently times attributed to a chemical in your bodies that increases or lowers your confidence. Thus follow exercise tips that work in your favour by bringing your ability to be bolder as well as achieve more.

Generally when an individual says they don’t have the time, what they actually mean is that they don’t have energy. Some prefer snuggling up on the couch and watch Netflix. Even then, it is important for you to prioritize your wellbeing despite how busy you may be. Your well being is a win-win; it gives boosts your energy levels, as a result, you feel great, are more productive, and get everything in life.

One more great thing that exercise can bring you – a common camaraderie with your colleagues and you can even choose to workout with them to foster a stronger bonding in the workplace. One of the many reasons why awesome offices usually come with a gym or at least a gym membership.

If you really don’t have time to workout, you can consider engaging my favourite personal trainer aka one of my followers to guide you through online. Check out his profile!



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48 Comments Add yours

  1. Saloni says:

    Your post could have come at a better time, Kally! I think I’ll start today 😀

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    1. Kally says:

      Thank you, Saloni and good for you wanting to stay healthy!

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      1. Saloni says:

        Yes. It’s a start. Hopefully a good one. Have a great day, Kally! 🙂

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        1. Kally says:

          Have a wonderful day to you too. 😊

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  2. Hahaha! I was considering not going for a swim today, and then I read this… What good timing! 😀

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    1. Kally says:

      Haha! I’m curious.. so did you go for a swim in the end?

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      1. Yes I did! Really enjoyed it, too… So thank you! 😀

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        1. Kally says:

          Awesome!!! Now I need a swim myself!

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          1. Good idea! I always find it really relaxing 😀

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  3. thepsychogrok says:

    Good post miss Kally. I do yoga and Pilates at home while watching some YouTube. It works best for me. Thanks for sharing! Have a great day..

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    1. Kally says:

      Wow! Yoga and Pilates while watching YouTube, you are a multi-tasker! Good for you that you know what works best for you!

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  4. I was a fan of walk but since two years I stopped. And I realize how this walk was good for me and my body ! thank you for this article

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    1. Kally says:

      Thank you for letting me know. Yes, a stroll is good for anyone. I do it in the mornings and evenings.

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      1. Hi Thank you for the advice I will try. Kiss !

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        1. Kally says:

          Big hugs and flying kisses!

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  5. I love your final tip: “Exercising increases confidence to face difficult tasks.” So good!
    I think another benefit that I’ve learned is that regular exercise shows me that there’s more to my life than just working, as well. I don’t have to be defined simply as “an employee.” I can also be “a runner,” or “a weight-lifter.” I can set goals for my fitness, and work toward aspirations outside of work. I find that this ultimately helps make my time at work more enjoyable.

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    1. Kally says:

      That’s a fantastic add on! Love that benefit. Thank you so much for sharing that angle, never occur to me.

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    1. Kally says:

      Thanks a lot!! Smile and big hugs!

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  6. Dave says:

    Great advice Kally!
    This is important advice.

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    1. Kally says:

      Thank you, Dave!

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  7. I needed this post! Thank you, Kally!

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    1. Kally says:

      Thank you, Maniparna! You should consider hiring a personal trainer online. If you need recommendations, I have just the right person for you,

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      1. I go to a gym near my residence. In case, I need any help, I’ll definitely contact you. Thank you so much. 🙂

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  8. Very important 👍👍

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    1. Kally says:

      I agree!! ✌🏻

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  9. James says:

    Hello Kally,
    I just wanted to say, that once again, you have written an article where I said, “Hey, I like what she did here on the subject!” Now, this does not mean I do not enjoy your other articles. (Haha) Either way, remember how I featured you back on April 1, 2016, with “Bosses and Culture? Kally knows”? Well, it has certainly been overdue for me to feature you once more by referencing this article!
    It is called “Exercise Benefits are still Gained when a little Tired” https://pocbooks.com/exercise-benefits-are-still-gained-when-a-little-tired/

    Once again Kally, thank you for sharing your tips. Kind regards, James

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    1. Kally says:

      Thank you James for sharing my articles with your audience. You are awesome! I’m happy that I am able to write articles that reach out to folks in need.

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      1. James says:

        You are welcome Kally!

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  10. Excellent advice to keep in mind Kelly – thank you!

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    1. My apologies for misspelling you name Kally – I didn’t have my glasses on 😦

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      1. Kally says:

        Lol. Don’t worry about misspelling my name. It happens to me quite a lot. Thank you for your lovely comment.

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  11. I’m so grateful that you have signed on to my Blog. Welcome.

    And I am also grateful for the focus of your BLOG; trying to help others HELP THEMSELVES.

    This is much needed Ministry, and I shall pray that God continues to guide your path,

    Patrick

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    1. Kally says:

      Welcome to MiddleMe! Thank you so much, Patrick. I shall continue to contribute more so everyone can help themselves to lead a happier life.

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  12. paulelmo says:

    Love it. Hopefully people will take this to heart.

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    1. Kally says:

      Thank you so much for your comment and welcome to MiddleMe! Have an awesome weekend.

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  14. bernard25 says:

    Bonjour ou Bonsoir KALLY

    De te connaître c’est le bonheur
    C’est ce qu’il y a de meilleur
    T’offrir se partage cela viens du cœur
    De t’avoir parmi mes amis c’est de l’or
    C’est plus qu’un trésor
    Je me sens plus fort
    Chacun de tes passages est réconfort
    Alors à toi je dis merci
    Grâce à toi je souris
    Car tout ce que j’avais envie,

    C’était de te dire merci, merci d’être mon Ami

    Bonne journée ou soirée

    Gros bisous

    Bernard

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    1. Kally says:

      Bonjour Bernard! Lovely poem! Thank you!!

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  15. catblog618 says:

    Thanks for following my catblog; I also write Equipping.

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    1. Kally says:

      You’re most welcome!

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      1. catblog618 says:

        Thank you very much. Please have a good day.

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  16. So true. I try to think of work as a means to let me live my life, but not the other way around. I think one of the biggest issues we have in society is that we are valued by our jobs, not as people. Right, I guess its off to the gym I go!

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    1. Kally says:

      Hope you did have a great time in the gym. Yes, I do believe many valued by our jobs or the titles we held at work. More than often I’ve been asked what I do instead of what I like by strangers.

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