Physical Activity Has Direct Effect on Health & Fitness
Exercise is an essential element of living a healthy lifestyle. Most of us know
that we need to integrate exercise into our daily routine, but find it difficult
to maintain a regular exercise routine. Some find it difficult just to get started
Understanding the Benefits of Exercise
Understanding the benefits of regular physical activity can be a good motivator
to get started exercising. Benefits of exercise include reduced risks of developing
heart disease and reduced risks of developing high blood pressure, diabetes, or colon
cancer. Regular physical activity can help maintain healthy bones, muscles, and joints.
Regular exercise can also alleviate anxiety and depression, relieve stress, and achieve
a sense of enhanced psychological well-being.
Today's Most Common Causes of Death
The most common causes of death today are from diseases related to a lack of physical
activity and proper nutrition. These unhealthy-lifestyle causes of death include
cardiovascular disease and other heart related problems, stroke, colon cancer, and
complications from diabetes. Many of these chronic illnesses could be prevented
with simply lifestyle changes in diet and physical activity.