It’s no secret that exercise is good for your health and may even be considered a fountain of youth. However, some people are now discovering that you don’t need to do strenuous exercise in order to get some pretty amazing anti-aging benefits. That’s because some of the best anti-aging exercises are gentle toning and stretching movements. Here’s what these exercises can do for you:
2Benefit #2: Regulate your hormones.
Another benefit of exercise is that it helps stimulate specific beneficial hormones in your body, including the human growth hormone (which has often been called the anti-aging hormone due to its revitalizing properties). Exercise can also reduce the stress hormone cortisol. Lowered levels of cortisol can reduce the oiliness of your skin which leads to acne, rashes and other breakouts.
What’s more, a consistent exercise program will also help your body regulate your endocrine system. When this system is in balance, your body is better able to repair, restore and rejuvenate your skin.