50 benefits of exercise and physical activity

At the age of 50, you must find these 50 amazing health benefits of exercise and physical activity that will help to reinforce your need and desire to get fit. Each and every one of these benefits will improve the quality of your life.

Health Benefits of Exercise and Physical Activity

Mental Health
Improves cognitive function and memory.
Effectively treats anxiety and depression.
Releases endorphins and improves mood.
Makes you happier.
Improves sleep quality.
Helps foster new and healthy relationships.
Makes you a positive role model for family and friends.
Increases self-esteem and self-confidence.
Makes you more productive and efficient at work.
Improves energy levels.
Increases blood supply to the brain.

Heart Health
Reduces your resting heart rate.
Reduces the workload on the heart.
Improves muscular and cardiovascular endurance.
Reduces your risk of cardiovascular disease.
Reduces your blood pressure.
Improves cholesterol levels.
Decreases blood triglycerides.

Lungs Health
Improves V02 max.
Increases lung capacity.

Joints, Bone & Muscles Health
Increases blood supply to muscles.
Improves flexibility through increased mobility.
Stimulates bone growth and improves bone strength and density.
Gives you stronger ligaments, tendons, and joints.
Helps relieve arthritis pain.
Improves balance.
Increases lean body mass.
Improves your day to day functional strength.
Improves posture.
Makes you stronger.
Protects against injury.
Improves recovery times when rehabbing injuries.

Healthy Eating
Helps control food cravings.

Hormone Health
Improves glucose metabolism.
Improves insulin sensitivity.
Effectively manages type II diabetes.
Boosts metabolism and enables more calorie burning when at rest.
Increases mitochondria for more efficient fat burning.
Lowers body fat levels.
Helps you become a better fat burner.
Improves leptin resistance.
Helps prevent obesity.
Helps prevent muscle loss when losing weight.
Increases thyroid hormone.
Increases growth hormone levels.
Boosts testosterone production, and increases sex drive.
Enhances immune function.

Aging
Increases longevity.
Makes you look younger.
Reduces your risk of breast and colon cancer.
Can help you quit smoking.

I am sure you enjoyed these 50 health benefits of exercise and physical activity.

Dr. Anil Singhal, MD

50 benefits of exercise and physical activity
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Posted on at 2:48 pm.
Last updated on May 15th, 2015 at 11:02 pm.
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