Benefits of Exercise
Learn the key ways physical activity promotes optimal health
Exercise rejuvenates virtually every organ in your body, adding energy to your days and years to your life. Some of the most common diseases of aging can actually be prevented, postponed, or even reversed through physical exercise.
Here are just a few of the many benefits of exercise:
Rejuvenates your cardiovascular system
- Strengthens heart function
- Lowers resting heart rate and blood pressure
- Improves oxygen delivery throughout the body
- Increases blood supply to the muscles
- Helps lower blood cholesterol and triglycerides
- Raises protective HDL cholesterol
Strengthens your musculoskeletal system
- Increases muscle strength and flexibility
- Strengthens bones, ligaments, and tendons
- Improves posture
Improves mental functioning
- Helps reduce tension, stress, and anxiety
- Enhances self-esteem
- Helps relieve moderate depression
- Improves sleep
Enhances overall health
- Improves immune function
- Aids digestion and elimination
- Increases endurance and energy levels
- Promotes lean body mass and burns fat
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