Bottom Line:

Fact: a simple 10-15 minute walk can be all it takes to help you feel more energized. That’s right. The key to boosting your energy is staying active! Studies have shown that even moderate exercise that gets your blood pumping and that oxygen flowing can increase your energy levels. And that’s not all…

Why it Matters:

Moderate exercise does more than just help train the heart to work more efficiently. Keeping active also promotes the release of endorphins in your body, which makes you feel happier overall and can even help you sleep better. What’s more, your immune system can also function better with consistent exercise, which reduces your likelihood of getting sick. Combine all that with musculoskeletal care and you may be well on your way to staying healthy and energized all year long.

  • A simple 10-15 minute walk can improve your energy level by over 20%.
  • Regular exercise may help you sleep better and minimize your likelihood of getting sick.
  • Exercise releases endorphins, helping you feel more energized and happier.

Next Steps:

Make a plan. Start today by picking out just 3 days this week to take a 10-15 minute walk. Be sure to add it to your schedule or to set recurring reminders on your smartphone to help you stick with it. And of course, we’re here to help keep you pain-free so you can maximize your efforts.

Science Source:

Sports Med. Endorphins and exercise. 1984, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. February 2008

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Daniel Yinh

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