Things that can happen to your body if you don't do any exercise

Not doing any exercise or physical activity can affect you a lot more than you could ever imagine.

In our busy schedule, it's really hard to find time for exercises. But doing no exercise at all can cause a very negative impact on your health and lead you to several chronic diseases, even premature death. Exercises are not just about weight loss, but about staying fit and healthy. Here, read on to find out the negative side effects of not doing any exercise.

  1. Heart Diseases: Doing exercises on a regular basis improves your blood pressure, blood circulation and promotes your heart to pump blood throughout the body. If you don't do any exercises, it makes your heart weak and leads you to several heart diseases.
  2. Weight Gain: Exercises promote your digestion and improves your metabolic rate, which result in weight loss. When you don't do any exercise or physical activity, it lowers your metabolic rate and you start to gain weight. Even if your metabolic rate is naturally high, it slows down as we age. So, do exercises on a regular basis to stay slim and fit.
  3. High Blood Sugar: When you do exercises, it converts the sugar from your food into energy and controls blood sugar level. So if you don't do exercises, your blood sugar level increases and finally causes diabetes.
  4. Stress and Anxiety: Exercise or physical activity is regarded as the most effective remedy for stress and anxiety. When you do exercises, it releases endorphins in your brain, which controls your stress and makes you feel happy. People, who work out regularly, are more calm, focused and confident in their personal life. When you stop doing exercises, it lowers your endorphins level and leads you to stress, anxiety or even, depression.
  5. Poor Sleep Pattern: Difficulties in falling asleep, interrupted sleep, waking up late in the morning etc are all very common side effects of not doing exercises. Doing exercises on a regular basis controls your Body Mass Index (BMI), which helps you sleep better at night.
  6. Brain Problems: Exercises promote all the activities in our brain and prevents age related brain problems such as cognitive decline, brain fog, memory loss etc. When you stop doing exercises, it makes your brain weak and leads you to several brain related problems.
  7. Weakness: While working out, you're using all your muscles, bones and joints in the activities. So not doing exercises decreases your natural strength and endurance level. So eventually, you become weaker.
  8. Cancer Risks: Several researches have found that people who don't do regular exercises are at a higher risk of certain types of cancer, than people who do exercises.
So, try doing exercises on a regular basis and live a healthy lifestyle.