I’ve seen entrepreneurs Sacrifices all these things, “family, friends, and especially health. Sometime with tragic consequences, to focus on making their business successful.
The bill gates, Richard Branson, tim cooks; can you guess what they all have in common?
If you guessed that they all launched multi-billion dollar companies, you are right.
But there is something else they all have in common. And also have an integral part of their success.
“studies show that regular exercise can improve your mental health, your concentration, your energy levels and make you feel happier over in fact, in a recent blog post branson said: “I seriously doubt how I would be successful in my career (and happy in my personal life) if I don’t always placed importance on my health and fitness.
So if you’re busy starting a business or working on a side gig. You might think that you don’t have time to add exercise to your schedule, however that might be a mistake. So let’s take an in-depth look at how regular exercise can benefit entrepreneurs across the globe. How can you start building a regular exercise routine for yourself, and which exercises other successful entrepreneurs swear by.
1. It improve concentration and creativity.
A 2007 report from Dr. Stewart trost of Oregon State University founds that even short breaks of physical activity can improve concentration, behavior and memory in elementary school student.
And also in 2007, Newsweek, Mary Carmichael reported findings that supports trosts theory: children who performed well on fitness tests are also more likely to score high on concentration and academic tests.
These effects extend to adults three months of regular aerobic exercise has been linked to the formation of new neurons and denser, more diverse connections between these neurons.
Along with better concentration and overall improved brain functioning Carmichael reports that physical exercise has also been linked to a lower risk of neurological and cognisive disorders, including ADHD and Alzheimer’s.
2. It forces you to manages your schedule better.
One of the things I have found as I make exercise a priority is that it forces me to better manage my schedule. Instead of seeing exercise as something that I do if I have time, I schedule in the time to workout. This creates the necessity of scheduling other items-and working to stay on track. Without all these extra gaps in my schedule, it’s easier to stay on track and for what needs to be done. Once exercise is non-negotiable, like client work and answering emails, it changes things. I’M much more efficient now, I know that I need to get the exercise in, along with my other obligations, so there’s less time for distraction online and other issues.
4. Improve your energy:
Ditch your morning cup of coffee and head to the gym instead. Trust us exercise can be even better for increasing your energy levels than large cup of coffee you have every morning. A 2008 study published in the journal psychotherapy and psychosomatics concluded that inactive individuals who normally complained of fatigue experienced increased in energy of up to 20 Percent and decreased fatigue as much as 65 percent by participating in regular, low-intensity physical activity. Wait, how can that be true? Well, Everytime you workout your body releases endorphins, serotonin, and dopamine.
Working in the gym or even engaging in a sporting team can offer an entrepreneur and excellent platform to interact with various clients and also share essential tips from company growth with other business owners and managers, this interaction also improves business relationship with other companies. Many barriers can break when you share time with someone in the gym or participating in sports you get to discuss things together. You are likely to get a solution in particular business challenge that has given you sleepless nights for years.
Exercise is great for your mental health
You’ll be able to use exercise as a detachment tactics, and you’ll be able to detach yourself from your daily worries and focus completely on something different for a little while, something you can feel is working toward bettering yourself.
And you’ll be able to take the energy that you’d normally spend worrying about how much work you have, or how well you need to perform, and focus it into improving your health for the future-both mentally and physically.
You can take the energy that you normally spend worrying on the work that you need to complete. And focus it into improving your health-mentally and physically.
Upon what you have previous read so far, you can be convince that exercise, elevate moods and improve our mental facilities. But in the midst of our busy schedule as entrepreneur. Getting to the gym or during some workout often slip further the to-do list.
Research shows that it takes 66 days to integrate a health and fitness routine into your life. On the face of it, 66 days might seem like a long time, but let’s Break that figure down.
66 days is 18% of your year so, if you start a brand new health and fitness routine at the start of January and stick at it, you’ll have integrated into your life at the start of March.
Imagine how the rest of your year would go if you already made such a positive impact early on.
When you look at it from that perspective, 66days really seems like nothing.
But you don’t have to take a 66 days break, you can incorporate it into your days. By using your commute, coffee break, launch and even business meetings to sneak in fitness.
(a) question how you actually use your spare time:
The most common excuse for not exercising is “i Don’t have the time? You need to exercise for roughly 30 minutes a day that’s close to 2% if your day. Instead of watching parts and Rec when you come home from work or hitting the snooze button every morning, spend 30 minutes doing a few push-up or a few clunches a half-hour of exercise will make you feel more awake than extra half-hour of sleep or binge watching.
(b) walk or jog during your break:
One of the perks of being self-employed is that you have more control over when you work and how you spend your time. You can use that to your advantage when it comes to to finding time to exercise.
Squeeze in some time for fitness when you stretch your legs throughout the day, during a brief breaking on a 10-minute brick walk or run. If you need to run a nearby errand, try walking or riding your bike there instead of driving.
(3) do morning exercises.
Preparing your body and mind in the morning is an insanely easy way of creating more free time. Physical exercises as a secondary option) will ensure that your brain works efficiently throughout the day, Turning out better results in shorter spaces of time, and this creating more free time to exercise.
Do you by ever have those sluggish 10- hour workdays where your brain feels foggy and you’ve achieved virtually nothing? Exercising