Looking to get back on the horse after binging on everything you lay your hands on?
It might look hard especially if you backslid and went on a binging spree. The holidays or being on vacation have a way of doing it. Sometimes it could be you were going through a rough patch in your life. Maybe it was a bad breakup that made you resort to binging. Whether its alcohol or food, this overindulgence isn’t healthy. Plus you are probably finding it hard to fit into some of your clothes.
It doesn’t really take that much time to exercise. All that is required for one to achieve success is to be committed to your regular exercise, eat a healthy diet and exercise some discipline.
How getting back on track is beneficial to you
1. You will get an instant mood lift
Whatever it is that led to your binging, especially if it is stress related, be sure, exercising will fix it instantly. It will break your stress cycle instantly. It will boost your mood and help you sleep better. You don’t even need to overdo it to reap these benefits. Even the simplest exercises like walking regularly will boost your mood. For some reason, it makes people feel better about themselves even before the exercises start taking effect on the body.
2. Get back on the horse and get that sexy physique back
Binging always adds some meat and fat to areas we hate fat packed. Unfortunately, for most people, it goes to the tummy and the butt. You end up hating your body since clothes aren’t fitting.
Get back that great body you had so that you can fit into those great clothes.
3. Exercise reduces the damage caused by binging
There are quite a number of damages to our bodies that comes with binging. It’s not just on or physiques. But also when it comes to our health. The sooner you start working out the sooner this damage is minimized. Try doing little cardiovascular exercises like walking, the treadmill, jogging… These will burn fat and get your blood pumping better.
4. Boost your self-esteem
The thing with exercise is that it works holistically… mind, body, and soul. Once you make it a habit, you will start enjoying it. And even the smallest change in your physique will definitely give you a self-esteem boost and a sense of self-worth. What makes you feel better will be your appearance. And if you manage to stick to your exercise routine, this elicits a sense of achievement and pride in yourself.
5. Great savings
When you decide to get back on the horse, you will save a lot of bucks. The moment you realize those clothes are becoming a little tighter is the cue to do something about it. Once you start losing that waistline that will be savings for you. You won’t have to go shopping for new clothes.
So find time to exercise and shed those few pounds you packed on. Your body and mind will thank you for it.