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Exercise & Emotional Health

Linda Stultz
Certified Fitness Trainer

Exercise is as beneficial and important to your emotional health as it is to your physical health. While you can see and feel the physical changes to your body, many people donít recognize the mental and emotional changes that occur from exercise. A sense of satisfaction is achieved when you commit to a self-improvement exercise routine. You set aside personal time for you. You actually look forward to your workout time, not only for your body, but also for your mind. Exercise is a way to release stress and relax from the pressures of life. This type of physical release is as important as sleep to replenish your body.

They say, "Patience is a Virtue." Exercise is a great way to achieve that virtue while strengthening your body at the same time. Take a walk, go for a bike ride or do some stretches and weight lifting. Our minds need to be strengthened and conditioned just as much as our bodies. Starting a healthy exercise program will keep our body and soul young and strong.

Todayís busy lifestyle demands so much from our body and our mind. Exercise is a natural way to fight back and recondition ourselves for a longer, healthier life.

If you are not sure how to get started, give me a call. We will design a program just for your needs and at your physical ability. Exercise is a personal thing. You donít need to keep up with someone else. You need to work at your own speed to achieve the maximum benefit for your body without injury. Thatís why many people today choose a personal trainer to guide them. Working out in a busy gym or in a structured class is OK for some people. When you are in a group of people, you have many different levels of ability. Many people push themselves to "keep up with the group" and thatís when injuries occur. Start at your own speed and you will feel the satisfaction of your progress as you become stronger and feel better.

If you have any questions or need help getting started, please call me 717-334-6009, or via e-mail at fitness@emmitsburg.net

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