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Working out doesn't only make you fit or strong. It does more than that. It makes you a highly organized person, in other words, it makes you extremely smart. However, we are going to look at 5 ways exercise will improve everything about you most especially, being smart.

1. Elevates Your Mood
Have you noticed that people who always work out hardly gets depressed? The challenges of life can really weaken the strongest of hearts. However, one thing is clear constantly engaging in exercises will certainly pull you out of depression.

2. Improves Your Energy
If you are consistent in your workouts you will notice that you are no longer the same person you were when you started your workout newly. You will observe that as you kept on with the workout you began doing things that were initially difficult for you. Now, you can run longer, lift more heavy things or maybe climb the stairs with ease. This is because being consistent in your exercise enhances your muscular strength. It also improves your endurance levels.

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3. Strengthens Your Attention
One of the good things about exercise is that it has a way of making you pay attention to every little detail. For example, if you have a presentation to make it is best to engage yourself in a soft exercise at least 2 or 3 hours before the presentation. This exercise increases your focus and also, eliminates anxiety from you during preparation.

4. Enhances Retention Memory 
 Exercise is very good for memory retention. People who engage in regular exercise with consistent improvement hardly forgets anything. This is when your body is physically engaged in exercises your brain responds accordingly.

5. You Will Always Be Productive
You can never see a person who is always engaged in an exercise become lazy. Exercise has a way of pushing you beyond your limits. This is why you will always see successful people engage themselves in exercises. These (successful) people see workouts as surmountable challenges that are meant to be overcome.

Engaging yourself in exercises will always help you stand out from the rest. Keep yourself busy.