We all know that exercise is an essential part of our lives. Staying fit and active has got incredible health benefits, both physically and mentally. It may even help you live longer.
When you live the AIP diet it is easy to think that since you are eating so well, why exercise? This is based on individual perception. We need to take a chance to experiment a little and find what works the best for us. Following the AIP diet and fitness regime can help you stay active and even help reverse the symptoms of an Autoimmune disorder. The result doesn’t happen overnight, but the result will come even if it takes a while.
Keeping active is especially important when you have an autoimmune disorder. It helps release endorphins that act as natural pain killers and also combat anxiety or depression which usually accompany these types of health disorders.
How Physical exercise can help you when on the AIP/Paleo diet?
While you're looking for different types of activities in your life to stay in good health, there are some benefits that you might not immediately consider. Have a glance:
Strong Muscle leads to Strong Bones
When we are doing workouts, our muscles get stronger. This muscle gain is one important contributor to increasing metabolism. A daily dose of exercise stimulates our bodies and makes them stronger and increases bone density.
Good Appetite and Weight Management
All of us know that exercise is important for overall health and if you are trying to lose weight it becomes even more important. Exercise can benefit you to manage weight and to maintain a good appetite. If you have a strong desire to lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you consume. Exercise critical for your health.
Helps Fight Stress Better
Exercise helps us maintain levels of the stress hormone cortisol. If we continue doing exercise to an appropriate duration, the intensity of our own fitness level, exercise becomes affective at reducing and normalizing cortisol levels which can also help reduce inflammation and promote healing.
Helps combat metabolic disorders
A metabolic disorder is a collection of risk factors that increase the chance of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Exercise and dietary changes can help prevent or cure the metabolic disorder. It also affects the full range of hormones related to accessing stored energy and regulating how that energy is used.
Sleep Better and Longer
When we exercise during the day, we’ll fall asleep easier, sleep more sound and experience more restorative sleep. This way we wake up feeling more refreshed and rejuvenated.
Feeling Refreshed & Energized
Making time for exercise can help fight depression and anxiety and improve your general outlook on life. Exercising also increases blood flow to the brain and helps reduce inflammation in the brain.
Probably, 70% of the body’s immune system resides in the gut. So, moderate-intensity exercise can change the composition of your gut and help you maintain active micro biome.
Living an Active Lifestyle:
Combining the AIP Diet and safe exercise routine improves your immune system and overall health. To begin, create an exercise plan which works best for you while considering your fitness goals.