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Fifteen Reasons Why Exercise Is Good

SCFA_Coach October 13, 2023

Fifteen Reasons Why Exercise Is Good

Being physically active can help with maintaining overall good health.

The following are examples of the benefits of exercising:

  • Helps to improve and maintain good overall health.
  • Strengthens the cardiovascular system—heart, lungs and blood vessels
  • Reduces the risk of persistent illness.
  • Increases muscle strength.
  • Improves flexibility.
  • Increases endurance and stamina.
  • Increases natural pain killers (called endorphins) in the body’s nervous system, which help control pain.
  • Helps with weight control.
  • Helps to improve quality of sleep.
  • Helps balance and coordination.
  • Reduces fatigue and increases energy.
  • Reduces muscular tension, stress, and depression. 9 Helps combat depression and anxiety.
  • Helps you maintain a positive outlook.
  • Helps to prevent constipation.