It Keeps You Healthy

Exercising is not only ment to loose weight and make you look good. There are many benefits of working out.

Exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, memory, and learning.

says Harvard Medical School psychiatrist John Ratey

As little as 30 minutes of cardio three to five days a week will add six years to your life.

according to research at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas

Every sweat session you do can help strengthen your immune function for about 24 hours.

says Cedric Bryant, PhD, chief science officer for the American Council on Exercise

You may not notice anything different day-to-day from your 50s to 70s, but when you are 80 or 90, you will be in much better shape.

said Dr. Karim Khan, professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia, and researcher at The Centre for Hip Health and Mobility

Raising your heart rate increases blood flow through the whole body. That means you’re also giving a boost to your immune system. “It gets those white cells moving, wakes them up and tells them it’s time to start patrolling the border, so to speak, to keep us well”

said Dr. Eudene Harry, author of Live Younger in 8 Simple Steps

Regular aerobic exercise can bring remarkable changes not just to your body, your metabolism, and your heart, but also to your spirits

reports the February 2011 issue of Harvard Men’s Health Watch

If exercise were a pill, it would be one of the most cost-effective drugs ever invented

says Dr Nick Cavill, a health promotion consultant

You don't need to radically change your body shape to get a confidence surge from exercise

Studies suggest that simply seeing fitness improvements, like running a faster mile or lifting more weight than before, can improve your self-esteem and body image

Benefits of working out:

  • Increases Energy And Endurance
  • Reduces Stress, Depression And Anxiety
  • Boost Happy Chemicals
  • Improve Self-Confidence
  • Prevent Cognitive Decline
  • Alleviate Anxiety
  • Boost Brainpower
  • Sharpen Memory
  • Helps You Sleep Better
  • Tap Into Creativity
  • Strengthens and boosts your immune system
  • Improves digestion
  • Relieve constipation

Health benefits Statistics (from NHS)

It's medically proven that people who do regular physical activity have:
  • up to a 35% lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke
  • up to a 50% lower risk of type 2 diabetes
  • up to a 50% lower risk of colon cancer
  • up to a 20% lower risk of breast cancer
  • a 30% lower risk of early death
  • up to an 83% lower risk of osteoarthritis
  • up to a 68% lower risk of hip fracture
  • a 30% lower risk of falls (among older adults)
  • up to a 30% lower risk of depression
  • up to a 30% lower risk of dementia

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