Entrepreneurs have everything from workforce, financial back-up, to a great panel of executives. But the one thing most of them lack is time. As an entrepreneur, you have a super hectic schedule which is understandable. But do you really give attention to your fitness or you just ignore it? As much as business is important, fitness for entrepreneurs is also an equally important aspect that should not be ignored. Well, one of the most basic reasons is that you can take care of your firm really well only if you are in the pink of your health.
Some of you will argue that given the back-to-back meetings and hectic schedules how is it possible squeeze fitness regimes in your day-to-day activities. But to keep a check on your fitness bar, it is not a thumb-rule to hit the gym only. There are many other ways through which you can not only manage your business but also keep a vigil eye on personal fitness levels. Before that, let’s have a look on why fitness for entrepreneurs is so important-
Importance of Fitness for Entrepreneurs
If you are an entrepreneur having a white collar job, the junk food intake will do nothing but increase your belly belt. We are sure that given your personality you wouldn’t like that belly turning into a tyre, would you? Workouts burn your fats so that it does not accumulate on un-wanted parts of your body. Well, we neither mean that you should become a hanger-like personality, No.
But with proper workouts you can at least burn away the un-wanted fat accumulation.
Your Food Intake
Once you are aware that you need to take care about your health, you will become conscious of your food intake habits also. Your conscious mind will instantly remind you that you have to maintain your health if you start hogging on junk food.
One base rule about better food choices is that whenever you feel good, you eat good food.
Workouts release endorphins, the feel-good hormones that lead to happiness. It is the easiest and simplest connection to happiness levels. It also relieves you from stress which is good not only for you, but for your workforce also.
Why? It’s good for your workforce because when you are happy you will be more approachable for your workers. Being less irritating and less stressed will make you a friendly boss. Now that’s a win-win situation for both the parties, isn’t it?
When you are in the best of your health you can always welcome your employees in a cheerful mood. Moreover, when you yourself know the importance of good health, you will imbibe the same in your clan. This will increase fitness in your organization on an overall basis. If the helm of the firm is a healthy person, the company cannot fall sick, neither can the employees.
This is just how the adage goes that if you keep the head of the house happy, the family stays happy. In the same way, when the head of the company maintains and promotes fitness, you know how great the outcome is going to be.
Inculcate Fitness in Your Hectic Schedule
- Go for a walk in lunch breaks
- Wake up half-an-hour earlier to exercise
- Workout on the treadmill while watching or hearing a presentation
- Include healthy food options for lunch and dinner
- Have some workout machines at office (only if it’s a big one though!)
- Stay motivated for fitness
- Shorten leisure breaks to squeeze exercise schedules
- Install fitness apps in your smartphone
- Invest in a good fitness tracker
- Try following short workout schedules shown on apps like for example- a 10-min workout session (saves time and health both!)
So, dear entrepreneurs; don’t let a busy schedule become your reason to skip a workout. Get up and get going!