My Personal Health Change: A Change Of Health

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A Change of Health Throughout every person’s life, there will always be moments in time where change will take place. This could range from a variety of events such as changing schools, jobs, or even one’s own home. However, there are some habits that help one stay healthy if they remain consistent. This can consist of altering one’s diet to a healthier one or even enhancing the number hours of sleep one gets per night. A health change behavior goal that I have taken the time to evaluate and accept is necessary will be composed of a ten day exercise program in order to completely change my physical fitness habits. Selecting this health change behavior was the best choice due to the fact that after starting my educational career here at UCI, I had abandoned the active lifestyle that I once had before college. For the past two…show more content…
Doing this will help my health in the long run and also in the short run. One way that it will help in the short run will be that it will improve my mood “because when you exercise, you’re actually subjecting yourself to a low-level form of stress by raising your heart rate and triggering a burst of hormonal changes (Stryker, pg. 1).” Monitoring stress is a very high incentive, especially for college students who are stressed almost all the time due to the immense pressure placed on them during the academic school year. A second way would be that it would help regulate and improve my ability to sleep. Sleep is something many students lack or do not get enough, but exercising and working out can “improve the quality of nighttime sleep, especially when done on a regular basis (Lifestyle, pg. 1)”. Research done on determining whether this is true has already been done and has shown to be correct so far. Exercise can do so many things to your body that many people are most likely not even aware
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