Is Exercise Overrated Or Understated?

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1. It increases heart efficiency http://abcnews.go.com/Health/seconds-exercise-worthwhile-90-minutes/story?id=24759309

2. It is effective in small but consistent doses. Read the article referenced in previous point.

3. Resistance exercise strengthens bones.
http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/don-t-follow-fitness-advice
http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwo8-y3xk

4. Physical activity is a key factor in avoiding Alzheimer’s.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-tiffany-chow/alzheimers-prevention_b_5569094.html

5. Exercise effectively lowers blood sugar.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/la-he-exercise-snack-20140614,0,7189358.story?track=rss

6. A program of regular walking significantly effects symptoms related to peripheral artery disease.
http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0E61IN20140526?feedType=RSS&irpc=932

7. Cardiovascular fitness is positively correlated to longevity.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/15/us-elderly-hypertension-fitness-idUSKBN0DV1H820140515?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

8. Exercise is an effective treatment for anxiety and depression
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S1516-44462005000400003&script=sci_arttext&tlng=es

9. Exercise reduces the risk of heart disease.
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-single-best-thing-women-can-do-for-their-hearts/

10. Exercise reduces the risk of breast cancer.
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/03/20/291894075/exercise-cuts-breast-cancer-risk-for-all-women-everywhere?ft=3&f=1001

11. Exercise has a profound effect on your brain, including aspects of creativity and reasoning.
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/fastcompany/headlines/~3/lZ2S8gZJFNQ/the-creative-brain-on-exercise

What’s your conclusion?

To Your Decision For Fitness,

Steven

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