Mom's Room: Fitness: Physical Fitness and Health

fitness Regular exercise helps to improve your health, mood and your ability to deal with stressful situations. Despite the incredible benefits regular exercise offers, many women don’t exercise for numerous valid reasons. Maybe you just can’t fit exercise into your schedule. Maybe you can’t find an exercise routine that works for you. Whatever your reason for not exercising, we’ll offer you information on the benefits of exercise that will get you moving and give you tips on how to start.

For those just getting into exercise, read Exercise Videos, which has some great suggestions to get you started on a home exercise routine. Before you do any kind of exercise, though, it is important to properly stretch your muscles first. This will help prevent sore muscles as well as injury.

Exercise is intricately related to your health. Numerous studies have shown that exercising for 30 minutes three times a week decreases your risk of heart disease, staves off stress and gives you a boost of feel-good endorphins. Our article on Curves Fitness Center will show you how you can easily fit these 30 minute workouts into your schedule and make friends doing it. Pilates is another popular exercise routine that has many health benefits for women, especially new moms.

Just exercise. You’ll be glad you did, especially when those mood-boosting endorphins kick in!