A regular exercise routine has numerous physical and physiological benefits, as well as a significant impact on our mental health and wellbeing. By engaging in exercise multiple times a week, we are not only improving our current health, but also reducing our risk of a range of diseases and health conditions as we age.

Check out the timeline below to see what’s happening to your body the longer you stick to your exercise routine!

1 hour

  • elevated mood
  • lowered risk of diseases
  • improved brain function

1 day

  • boosted immune function
  • delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)
  • improved sleep quality

3 days

  • increased metabolic rate
  • improved ability to store glucose

1 week

  • mitochondria multiply, resulting in increased energy
  • alleviated depression symptoms

1 month

  • fat stores reduced
  • muscle mass increased
  • increased metabolic rate
  • improved productivity

3 months

  • possibility of significant weight loss
  • exercise is becoming a habit

6 months

  • improved endurance
  • significant increase in muscle mass
  • increased heart size
  • lower blood pressure
  • lower heart rate

1 year

  • increased bone density
  • exercise is an ingrained habit
  • stronger heart and lungs
  • stabilised mental health

If you’re not sure what exercise routine best suits your body, health and lifestyle, stop by the studio and chat to one of our qualified instructors!

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