Being physically fit means you need to engage in some sort of exercise. Achieving a healthy level of physical fitness offers a number of great benefits, so it should be a goal for everyone. Exercise comes in the form of running, walking, cycling, swimming and even active gaming. Here is what happens when you engage in regular activity.

Engaging in physical activity is a great way to burn calories, which, in turn, enables you to lose those added pounds. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends 150 minutes of activity every week to maintain a healthy weight. Healthy activity is also a great way to increase lean muscle mass.

With regular exercise comes a body that is physically fit. A body that is in shape helps keep your blood pressure in check and reduces your risk for heart disease. A healthy body also means you reduce the chances of developing type 2 diabetes.

Engaging in regular physical activity enhances your thinking, improves memory and keeps your brain healthy. When physically fit, your brain produces more endorphins which reduce the risk of suffering from depression.

Those who engage in physical activities every week are more likely to remain fit and reduce their chances of dying early. Again, healthy people live longer.

Lastly, people who exercise on a regular basis simply look better, more healthy. And when you look good, you feel good about yourself and are a more confident person. So working out empowers you and gives you that added confidence.

These are all good reasons to incorporate exergaming into your daily routine.