Friday, June 18, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month: Exercise for Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this week’s tip is to exercise!

It’s no secret that exercising is great when you want to improve your physical health. However, it is also an extraordinary habit to build to maintain your mental health as well. Apart from all the physical benefits of a regular exercise routine, working out is advantageous for your mental well-being.

Completing a new or challenging workout can feel like a huge accomplishment. However, even mild exercise can have terrific results on your mental health. For example, a regular exercise routine can help fight anxiety, depression, and stress! Working out builds endorphins, promotes neural growth, and serves as a distraction from the day-to-day grind. Physical activity can reduce anxiety by relieving tension and stress and giving your mind something to focus on. But that’s not all. Exercising leads to sharper memory, higher self-esteem, improved energy, and better sleep—all crucial components of mental health.

If you’re ready to invest in your well-being, then look no further than Champions Club! Our world-class staff is here to support you in every aspect of your wellness journey. Ease into fitness with one of our group fitness classes or small group training. If you’re more into individual workouts, check out our private exercise studios, cardio equipment, free weights, and weight machines! No matter where you are in your fitness journey, our staff is here to answer your questions and point you in the right direction.

Not a part of our Champions Club family yet? Join today and take advantage of our complimentary fitness assessments! The assessment includes a body composition test, a flexibly and aerobic capacity assessment, as well as a Blood Pressure reading. What better way to gain peace of mind about your overall wellness than to be armed with knowledge?

Exercising is a vital step in maintaining your mental and physical health, no matter how you like to get active. Make a vow to incorporate exercise into your routine this month and beyond!

LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge begins on Jan. 14 at Bicentennial Park.

Join us as we kick-off our eight week LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge on Saturday, January 14, 2017!

The first event of this year’s LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge, sponsored by Sprout’s Farmer’s Market, will take place at 9a.m. on Saturday, January 14th as we take a walk around Bicentennial Park with Mayor Laura Hill. We will meet at Aria Amphitheater to get warmed up before we head off. Immediately following that will be a health fair at The Marq Southlake. The health fair will include free health screenings, information about health and wellness and what our local sponsors are doing to support that mission.

The LiveFit Southlake Wellness Challenge is a city wide program aimed at encouraging community health and wellness for people of all ages. Throughout the free eight week challenge there will be many events to reach out and connect with the city. These events will include free group fitness classes, CPR certification classes, the LiveWell Lecture Series and Low-Calorie Cook-off among others. If you have not already registered for the Wellness Challenge, you can online at LiveFitSLK.com or in person at any LiveFit Southlake event.

Also, don’t forget to also take advantage of the free group fitness classes going on during the month of January. The classes offered include Zumba, Pilates, and multiple types of yoga.

Sign-Up for Adult Programs Today

The kids aren’t the only ones who get to have fun. Southlake offers programs for adults (18+) so everybody can get in on the action!

Try the Women’s Self-Defense class. Designed to empower women to fight back by teaching techniques on how to survive an attack from an assailant, several defenses, what to do if tackled, and much more.

Get your groove on with the Bollywood Dance program, where you can learn the dance moves of your favorite movie stars and have a little fun while getting some amazing exercise.

Speaking of exercise don’t forget to sign-up for The Southlake LiveFit Pass which will give you unlimited access to all City of Southlake group fitness classes on an unlimited basis for an entire month.

These programs and more can be found here in The Southlake Scene.

For more information on these programs go to SouthlakeParksandRec.com
or call (817) 748-8019