Exercise is important for your health. A simple fact that many already know. You are helping all of your body systems in one form or another when you exercise. Knowing and understanding the relationship between exercise and your health can be another motivating factor to keep you moving. This article gives a few key facts on how exercise positively affects your GI system. If you have been working hard to maintain your healthy diet, you will be happy to learn how exercise can positively boost your gut diversity.
- Endurance: Endurance exercise has been noted to change the gut diversity. Having a lot of bacterial diversity has many benefits to the gut. As the previous articles have stated, it is a fine balance between good and bad bacteria. Having a healthy balance keeps your gut diverse for disease prevention.
- Lowers Gut Inflammation: Exercise can help your gut by keeping the inflammation down. When you have lower gut inflammation, you are having healthier bowel movements and nutrition absorption. Less inflammation will also help in the prevention of stomach illnesses and stomach discomfort.
- Time: Studies have shown that it takes 6 weeks of exercise to change your gut bacteria. Be patient, changing your lifestyle takes time. You are worth it. The benefits on your body will slowly change the more time you put in.
- Lowers Risk of Chronic Disease: Exercise can increase certain fatty acids in your gut that can help reduce the risk of chronic health conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.
- Energy: Your body can produce energy during and after exercise to help you feel refreshed and ready to tackle your day. The production of certain fatty acids such as butyrate aid in the energy boosts you feel while exercising by increasing their production in the gut.
Time to get moving! Knowing a few facts on how your body is being positively affected by exercise, can be refreshing and motivating. Don’t forget it takes time and you are worth it!Tags: Exercise, health