Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The wonders of exercising

A sedentary lifestyle has been seen as the biggest culprit of many diseases. Heart diseases, obesity and high blood pressure tops the list.

A simple 30 minute walk or even a simple jog can help you combat such disturbing health conditions.

Here is how exercise helps us: 

  • Strengthen your heart and cardiovascular system
  • Improve your circulation and help your body use oxygen better
  • Improve your symptoms of congestive heart failure
  • Increase energy levels so you can do more activities without becoming tired or short of breath
  • Increase endurance
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Improve muscle tone and strength
  • Improve balance and joint flexibility
  • Strengthen bones
  • Help reduce body fat and help you reach and maintain a healthy weight
  • Help reduce stress, tension, anxiety and depression
  • Boost self image and esteem
  • Improve sleep
  • Make you feel more relaxed and rested
  • Make you look fit and feel healthy
This along with a  healthy diet goes a long way in maintaining your health.

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