My Experience With Physical Activity Essay

820 Words Apr 21st, 2016 4 Pages
This class was actually very interesting and really helped me to open my eyes to the ways in which I have been not focusing on my physical health. When it comes to my present activity level, a lot has changed from the beginning of this class. I have to say that before this class I never made physical activity a priority in my day. I counted walking to class as a form of physical activity, which it was, but not enough. I am a lazy person and would rather be laying around watching Netflix than going to the gym. I also was embarrassed as to how out of shape I have become from high school, I thought it was worse than it actually was. When it comes to my patterns of rest and relaxation, I am very good when it comes to this category. I have always been one who needs her sleep, I don’t function well when I don’t get my 8 hours. Therefore I make sure that no matter what I will get around my 8 hours every night. I will put sleep of homework which is not always a great idea, depending on who you take too. I always relax at the end of the day, before bed, I will either listen to relaxing music or read to calm my body and mind down from the day. I have found that working out actually helps with coping with stress a lot. I usually just spend time with family or work to get my mind off of my stress. However I have found that going to the gym for 45 minutes and just working out really helps with my stress levels. I have created a habit of going to the gym every Monday,…

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