FITNESS: AS VITAL AS YOUR NEXT BREATH
TOPIC: FITNESS: AS VITAL AS YOUR NEXT BREATH
Women spend billions of money on beauty each year. Beauty product factories are getting richer, while people consume drugs worth 2 billion Naira (about $4,807,230.00) annually just to keep fit!
Yet, the principal element of glamour which is cheaper than a lipstick, more powerful than a blow dryer and as vital to our wellbeing as your next breath is neglected daily. This neglected beauty and health product given freely by nature to man is exercise!
Carrying out regular exercises, not only increases energy muscle tone, bone strength, cardiovascular endurance, lung capacity, flexibility, circulation and metabolism, it decreases body fat, blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
Exercising and keeping fit can also reduce depression. New findings also indicate that exercise increases creativity. So, when you are sometimes dry and not inspired, get into exercise to resume the creative system.
Regular exercises and physical activity have been confirmed to reverse the effects of aging and increase life expectancy. For each hour you invest in exercise, you gain an extra two or more in longetivity.
Just as physical activity can prevent early death, so constant and regular spiritual activity such as, fasting, daily Bible reading, praise and worship, joining an evangelism club, visiting hospitals or orphanages, daily meditation exercises on the Word of God, learning to hear the voice of God regularly, etc, can prolong your level of grace and anointing.
There are times trials and temptations are exercises allowed by God to train your spiritual muscles and tone (Heb. 12:11). 1Timothy 4:7 sums it all, that despite the great advantages of physical and mental exercises, “Exercise thy self rather to godliness. ”
That means, strive to keep fit spiritually! Note: Take good care of your body! It is the only place you have to live on this planet, then make sure that your outside is a good reflection of the inside of you!
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