Do you want to improve your mental performance and mood in just 30 minutes?
Do you need a caffeine kick to perk up your day? Or do you resort to a beverage to wind down in the evening? In today’s fast-paced society, these are common ways of dealing with fatigue and stress, but did you know that there is much better solution?
Introducing the wonder drug, also known as exercise. Research has found that just a single 30-minute bout of exercise has numerous benefits on mood and mental performance.
The 24 hour effect
– Exercisers feel more energised, joyful, and alert
– Exercisers feel less tense, depressed, and angry
The 2 hour effect
Exercise leads to short-term improvements in brain function including attention, working memory, problem solving, and decision making.
Struggle to stick to an exercise regime?
It is becoming increasingly difficult to squeeze an exercise regime into our hectic schedules. For those of you who struggle to prioritise exercise, it is important to remember that a one-off bout of exercise is better than nothing. There are many ways to adjust your lifestyle which will help you get your daily dose.
Here at Let’s Get Healthy, we help companies promote physical activity in and out of the workplace through health and wellbeing campaigns, workshops and health checks. If you would like to help develop your employees’ knowledge about the benefits of being physically active, get in touch on 01924 666 295, or take a look at our health checks page for more information. We would love to help!