10 Reasons to Get Healthy This Year

exerciseReason #10 – For your children or family members who depend upon you.

Making your health a priority helps you to participate more in the lives of your children and family members.

Reason #9 – For your significant other who loves you.

Good health can be contagious. When you model better choices, the effects can influence others to move in a similar direction.

Reason #8 – For improved your physical ability and reduced risk of injury.

A stronger you is better able to tackle yard work, household chores and tasks at work.

Reason #7 – For increased energy.

Who wants to be lagging and dragging when there are things to do, places to go and people to meet?! And you don’t have to be a social butterfly to appreciate having more energy to do the things you love to do.

Reason #6 – For improved mental focus.

Tackle that to-do list; read the novel that’s been on your night-stand for two months; put together the latest Lego set with your favorite 8-year-old; or organize the junk drawer in your kitchen.

Reason #5 – For stress reduction and a renewed outlook on life.

Exercise leads to endorphins, which can reduce anxiety and even depression. When your body is operating at a more optimal level, stressful situations look different and appear more manageable.

Reason #4 – For a potential reduction of medications you are taking.

Even moderate weight loss can positively affect high blood pressure, sleep apnea, Type 2 diabetes and other maladies.

Reason #3 – For more restful sleep.

No more fitful nights or sleep aids when your body has worked out and is ready for rest and rejuvenation.

Reason #2 – For you.

You deserve to look your best and feel even better! Brighten dull skin and give volume to listless hair.

Reason #1 – For your future!

Improved health equals better aging plus fewer doctor and hospital visits. Add quality years to your life by making better choices now.