The Benefits of an Active Lifestyle Apartment

Exercise is good for you, but this should not be new information to most. We have known that staying active is an integral part of human development for centuries. Having easy access to equipment and space for working out is an amenity afforded to residents of many of our communities. Garden Communities makes it easy for you to stay active and healthy; with many of our communities offering fitness centers and swimming pools, your daily workout is more attainable than ever.  

A single session of moderate physical activity has immeasurable benefits, but we are going to focus on a few of the biggest ones.  

Improves Sleep

Woman resting in bed

A good night’s sleep can make or break your day. Studies show that the integration of moderate to vigorous exercise to your daily routine will improve your nightly snooze. Not only will exercise help you fall asleep, but it will aid in your ability to stay asleep, making sure you get the most ‘bang for your buck’ from the recommended 7 hours. Go for a 20-minute run on a treadmill in your community’s fitness center before or after your workday. 

Reduces Risk of Health Concerns 

Not only can routine physical activity help you sleep, but it will greatly improve your heart health and can reduce the risk of a stroke or Type 2 Diabetes. Keeping your body in shape enables you to not only improve your physical health, but also to be able to better listen to your body and know when an issue is arising.  

Improves Physique

Man running on treadmill

Work on your fitness goals with us. Whether you are looking to shed a few pounds, you are an athlete looking to stay in shape, or you crave a cardiovascular release, our fitness centers are available to you. Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither will your six-pack abs be without consistency and tenacity. Working on your body bit by bit will help improve your form each day. 

Reduces Anxiety

When we exercise, our brain releases endorphins. These chemicals act can act as natural painkillers, allowing our brains to ease our anxiety. Go for a 15-minute swim in your community’s pool on your lunch break. When you return to work, you are likely to notice a vast improvement in mood, focus, and productivity.  

Increases Longevity

While no one has the key to immortality, we can find ways to improve our longevity. Routine physical exercise is shown to increase your chances of living a longer, healthier, and more fulfilling life. And we want you to stick around a while longer.