If you’re searching for a reason to move your body, just think about how great you will feel about yourself afterwards. Nowadays, the impact of exercise-boosted morale is vastly perceptible all over social media. A study in the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology revealed that increased physical activity led middle-aged women to perceive their level of attractiveness and physical condition in a much better light.
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Several fitness experts have also expressed their views regarding this topic.
Darren Treasure, PhD on behalf of Nike SPARQ Training Network
People who stick to an exercise program successfully are more likely to feel sure of themselves and their own physical ability; for example, getting in the habit of walking, running, or swimming. Eventually, these improved feelings extend to a person’s overall sense of confidence and wellbeing as they experience enhanced body image and increased self-esteem.
Jeff Croswell, Fitness Trainer, NASM Elite
Working out and seeing your body change will help change your attitude towards yourself and life. When you start feeling good about what you have achieved, your entire perception changes.
Michelle Cleere - Sharecare Fitness Expert, PhD
If you set attainable and realistic goals, you will be able to accomplish them and feel more motivated and determined. This increase in enthusiasm and confidence will also spill over into other areas of your life.
Chris Patrick, Fitness Trainer, NASM Elite
Sports can make one stronger both mentally and physically. Knowing that someone is a stronger person both inside and out can lead to increased self-assurance. Do you know what can be a terrific builder of poise? Doing something positive for your body and improving the way you look and feel.
James Conroy, Fitness Trainer, NASM Elite
Confidence comes from assuming control, taking action, and enjoying your successes.