Attorney Nicholas Ellis enjoys a healthy and active lifestyle keeping up with his fitness with a variety of outdoor activities.
Along with tennis, hiking, and other activities, Attorney Nicholas Ellis has also recently been interested in jogging. Staying physically fit and active is a great way to gain self-confidence and simply feel better each day.
While Attorney Nicholas Ellis does not really consider himself a “runner”, he enjoys getting out there and putting in a few miles a few times a week. Many people tend to avoid running as an exercise because they believe they can’t do it or that it is simply too much work, however, Attorney Nicholas Ellis wants to show people that running can actually be fun and holds a number of physical and mental health benefits.
Some of the physical and mental health benefits of jogging include:
- Jogging has been medically proven to act in much of the same way as an antidepressant. Jogging can help you clear your mind and appreciate the beautiful scenery and nature around you. Living in New England, Attorney Nicholas Ellis especially loves jogging during the fall months.
- Jogging will increase your self-confidence and help you achieve your goals. There you are out in the fresh air and you’ve just reached your goal of 1 mile, then 2 miles, then 4 miles, and so on.
- For many, jogging can also relieve mental stress which has the added benefit of reducing physical ailments related to stress. Everyone carries stress around with them like an added weight. Jogging will help to eliminate the mental burden along with the extra weight.
- Jogging increases your mental toughness. Going out for a jog can seem overwhelming however, once you get yourself out there you will start to see it become easier and easier. One of the most difficult parts of jogging is simply motivating yourself to get out there. Once you have developed that mental toughness you will be able to achieve bigger and better things.
- Jogging helps you to burn off excess calories and raise your metabolism. You’ll lose weight even when not exercising.
- Jogging does wonders for an important muscle in your body, your heart, and in doing so reduces your blood pressure, builds up your immune system and reduces your risk of heart disease by up to 50%.
Attorney Nicholas Ellis encourages everyone to get out there and go for a jog. Start slow and stay consistent and quickly you will find yourself having fun while gaining a healthier mind, heart, and body. For more tips from Attorney Nicholas Ellis, check out his Quora page: https://www.quora.com/profile/Attorney-Nicholas-Ellis.