We all have our own reasons for working out. And while a large majority might be motivated by weight loss at the start—it doesn’t take long to see the positive effects that regular exercise has on other aspects in our lives.
From improving self-confidence to providing mental focus and resilience, these eight reasons for working out have nothing to do with body weight…
1. Promote Discipline
Those who find time each day or week to work out are seriously committed and that, my friends, deserves some kudos. Finding time in a busy day jam-packed with work, family, and other personal commitments for a yoga class or a run requires discipline seems impossible. Establishing this type of consistency in your life takes dedication, the type of dedication that makes you a better employee, friend, spouse, and parent that can be counted on to be there.