Benefits of exercise

exercise Sure, exercise makes you lose weight. We all know this but did you realize exactly why exercising is good for you. Exercising prompts your body to release endorphins that block pain signals from reaching your brain. Have you ever had a headache and started working out, did you notice the headache was gone? Well that’s why, after you started working out, the endorphins blocked the pain signals. I noticed it but never put two and two together until I found out about this. Endorphins also alleviate stress and depression.

        When exercising to lose weight, you simply have to burn more calories than you eat. Easier said than done, I know.  Once you get on that treadmill and realize just how long it is going to take to burn off that cheesecake you just ate at lunch, can be hard on all of us Worried. If you are having trouble remembering, it may not be your age, you may just need to start working out. Exercising has shown to improve memory and concentration by making sure brain works faster.

     Another benefit is that it decreases the risk of developing some types of cancer, including some breast and colon cancers. It is stated that people aged 16-65 should do a  minimum of 30 mins a day of moderate aerobic exercise is needed 5 days a week. You also need to incorporate strength training in twice a week. Doing the stated amounts of exercise will improve and maintain your health.

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  1. I cannot go a day without some form of exercise. I had been trying to lose weight for eons it seems and I just cannot get rid of the last few post childbirth pounds! Thought I had some metabolic issue going on. Dieting was not working alone for me, so I started walking, then added a vigorous walk to a light jog. Now I am back to where I want to be. No substitute for good exercise!

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