International Men’s Day: Health & Exercise Benefits

Friday, 17th November 2017

November 19th is International Men’s Day, so we’re celebrating all things health and fitness!

At Pendle Leisure Trust we work with Activo members from all backgrounds with varying levels of fitness and different goals. We work with athletes who train daily, as well as those juggling their fitness regime with family life and work responsibilities. We often see members who struggle with motivation, depression and obesity too.

Exercise has many benefits (almost too many to list) and it can be a real life-changer. Here are a few key benefits to regular workouts:

We know it can be difficult to squeeze exercise into busy lives, but while there are many advantages to being part of the gym family, there are a few issues that not being active can bring up:

Exercise is a life-enhancing addition that makes for a positive lifestyle and can improve your sleep patterns and relationships and encourage healthy eating too.

The gym is a place to better ourselves, whether it’s for weight loss, weight control or to fight depression and low self-esteem. It’s more than big muscles and a six-pack! When we see the gym as a place to improve our mental well-being, as well as physical fitness, then we can use our time there in a more balanced way.

To find out more about our Activo membership and its benefits, click here.

Blog by Gavin Noonan