Health: You can’t run a company if your health isn’t in order. Working out lowers your bad cholesterol, increases good cholesterol, burns dangerous fat, increases your metabolism, lowers your chances of adult diabetes, and a zillion other positive health effects. Really, if you want to die young, don’t work out, I’m sure your employees/family won’t mind when your company/family goes broke.
I have been contemplating my rapidly deteriorating fitness levels (well, fitness in relative terms) and renewed my decision to get back to gym and exercise more than a couple times a month. Eric Allam of 52 Reviews believes that working out is very important for entrepreneurs (well, anyone actually) and sets out his reasons in his post titled "5 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Should Workout". The reason that stands out for me is this one: