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Five Reasons Why Regular Physical Activity Improves Your Life

June 21st, 2021 • 3 min read

people exercising in the gym - New Home Community - New Construction Homes For Sale in Parrish, FLEveryone knows that physical activity is good for your health and well-being. But there are more reasons to exercise than just general health.

Regular exercise and physical activity are good for everyone at any age, men and women, boys, and girls. You don’t have to be in perfect shape to exercise. You just have to find ways to move and be active. Exercise can improve your mood, increase your happiness, and even boost your sex life.

Here are 5 ways that exercise can create a happier, healthier lifestyle for you and your family:

1. Exercise controls weight and combats illnesses

Exercise and basic physical activity can help burn calories. The more intense the activity you choose, the more calories you burn. If you are worried about your general health, heart disease or high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or other illnesses, exercise can help stave off the risk of those issues.

2. Exercise improves your mood and boosts energy

We are all suffering from stress. A swim, or a brisk walk can reduce stress and anxiety and let you shake off the moods that work and life issues can cause. Exercise will stimulate the brain chemicals that can lift you out of depression and make you feel more relaxed and happier. If you are easily winded by doing simple activities or chores, regular physical activity can improve your strength and boost your endurance.

3. Exercise can help you sleep better

Regular physical activity is one of the best methods to improve sleep. When you create a more relaxed and happier body and mind, sleep comes more quickly and more deeply. Exercise in the morning or after work but not right before bedtime as the energy boost might keep you up. Take a swim in the afternoon and relax those tense and tired muscles.

4. Exercise puts the spark back into your sex life

You may find that you are often too tired at the end of a busy day to enjoy physical intimacy with your significant other. Maybe you are less confident about your physical appearance than you would like. Regular physical activity can make you feel more confident about how you look and improve your overall energy which can add a little boost to your sex life.

5. Make Exercise a Fun and Social Activity

Not all exercise needs to be lifting weights, running, or sweating in a gym. Exercise and other physical activity can be fun and can be a great way to socialize. Get outdoors, take a walk on a nature trail, or ride your bike along a beautiful bike path. Choose activities that make you happy and get everyone in on the fun. Physical activity can help you connect with family or friends in a fun social setting. When you live in a community that offers such amenities as fitness rooms, pools, and nature trails, it’s easy to engage in the physical activities that keep you healthy and happy.

At North River Ranch, we have created more than a place to live; we’ve created a place to thrive. You can meet new friends at our resort-style pool, plan regular walks on our nature trails, or go for the gusto on our Bike Challenge Loop. If you want a good outdoor workout, try out the Avid FitPod or head to our state-of-the-art fitness center for the best indoor exercise.

The whole family will enjoy the many activities in our game room from ping-ping to foosball or just playing at the playground.

Check out all we have to offer at, North Manatee County & Bradenton, FL.

About North River Ranch

North River Ranch is the flagship master-planned community for Neal Land & Neighborhoods, strategically positioned and carefully planned to evolve to meet the needs of tomorrow’s families and active adults. It’s a fresh approach to development in southwest Florida unlike anything in the market today.

About Neal Land & Neighborhoods

Neal Land & Neighborhoods is a Manatee and Sarasota, Florida-based community and master land planning and development organization led by John A. Neal. The company incorporates smart master-planning and public infrastructure solutions to create the next level of elite community planning in Southwest Florida. By working with carefully selected new home builders, Neal Land & Neighborhoods aims to establish thriving, sustainable, livable, and ecologically sensitive communities throughout Manatee, Sarasota, and Hillsborough counties. Neal Land & Neighborhoods currently owns or controls several thousand acres of land entitled for more than 9,000 future residential homes and the supporting mixed-use commercial and retail. For additional information, visit