Benefits of Laughter

There are plenty of benefits that laughter can bring; from breaking the ice when in unfamiliar settings to relieving your body’s stress levels, laughter is the gift that keeps on giving. So why not do a little more research into laughter and see what else we can get from it? This is exactly what Dr. Stanley Tan and Dr. Lee Berk from Loma Linda University have gone ahead and done.

Fun Ab Workout

Don’t get us wrong we’re not asking you to give up going to the gym all together but apparently laughter does play a role in toning your abs! Yup, that’s right! Every time you let out one of those deep belly laughs your stomach muscles expand and contract to define your six pack even further.

Laughter Lowers Blood Pressure

By reducing your blood pressure through a hearty laughter you reduce chances of suffering from a heart attack or stroke. Laughter is especially helpful for those who are unable to engage in more intense workouts. By using laughter as a cardio workout, your burn the same amount of calories as you would while walking at a slow to moderate pace.

Prompts Release of Endorphins

Endorphins play a vital role in helping ease chronic pain in our bodies and when we laugh they give our bodies a good feeling all over.

These are just some of the few benefits credited with laughter. If your organization or team would like to gain from the wide range of laughter benefits. Feel free to get in touch