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Sing Your Way to a Healthier, Happier You

Health & Wellness • 2 min read • Jul 10, 2013 12:00:00 AM • Written by: Brad Ranks

Sing your way to a healthier, happier you!

Whether you are in the shower, driving in the car, or with a group of people, singing is a beneficial and invigorating activity. Not only does belting out your favorite song release endorphins to make you feel happy and uplifted, it also increases the anti-stress hormone, hydrocortisone, and immunoglobin A-proteins, antibodies in the immune system. The antibodies will keep you healthy by fighting off infections. Singing also requires deep breathing, which gets more oxygen to the blood increasing circulation and improving your mood.

This aerobic exercise will help you maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Sing to get a better nights rest and stay energized throughout the day. Singing can be a social or private activity, enjoyed at any age. So let yourself go and start working those vocal cords!

Health Benefits of Singing

  • Keeps you healthy – boosts immune system
  • Increases lung capacity
  • Helps with posture
  • It’s a workout! Tones facial and stomach muscles
  • Stimulates circulation in the body
  • Releases muscle tension
  • Relieves stress
  • Keeps you alert
  • Improves your mood
  • Helps you sleep better
  • Decreases anxiety and depression
  • Releases endorphins
  • Aids in relaxation
  • Increases self-esteem

Tips to Start Singing

  • Join a choir
  • Sing in the shower
  • Sing in the car
  • Sing along with your favorite song
  • Go to a karaoke bar
  • Take voice lessons
  • Warm up your voice with vocal exercises
  • Drink water before singing
  • Practice deep breathing and good posture

Sing away your stress, boost your immune system, and improve your mood. Use those pipes to stay happy and healthy!

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Brad Ranks