BODY - EXERCISE HEALTH BENEFITS - START NOW
1. WEIGHT LOSS
Exercise helps the body achieve a new and lower "set point", eliminating the YO YO syndrome. Aerobic exercise increases metabolic rate, burns up more calories. Exercise helps maintain lean body weight, while decreasing the percentage of body fat. Exercisers may start to enjoy healthy food rather than junk food.
2. HEALTHIER HEARTS
Exercise strengthens the heart and lessens the chance of developing heart disease and High Blood Pressure. With regular exercise, the blood vessels that feed the heart expand and the possibility that clogged vessels will cause a stroke or heart attack lessens. HDL increases.
3. PREVENTING OSTEOPOROSIS
There is evidence that regular exercise helps maintain the DENSITY of bones and prevents osteoporosis affecting 6-8 million American women.
4. OTHER BENEFITS
Exercise increases energy, relaxation, creativity, helps insomnia, decreases depression and combats fatigue. It also helps in regulating blood sugar levels.