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Reasons to Exercise

Reason 1
Help you to more effectively manage stress.
Reason 2
Help you to lose weight - especially fat weight.
Reason 3
Improve the functioning of your immune system.
Reason 4
Reduce medical and healthcare expenses.
Reason 5
Reduce your risk of getting heart disease.
Reason 6
Increase your level of muscle strength.
Reason 7
Improve athletic performance.
Reason 8
Help relieve the pain of tension headaches - perhaps the most common type of headache.
Reason 9
Allows you to consume greater quantities of food and still maintain caloric balance.
Reason 10
Help you sleep easier and better.
Reason 11
Enhances sexual desire, performance, and satisfaction.
Reason 12
Reduce the risk of developing hypertension (high blood pressure).
Reason 13
Increase the density and breaking strength of bones.
Reason 14
Improve your physical appearance.
Reason 15
Increase circulating levels of HDL (good) cholesterol.
Reason 16
Assist in efforts to stop smoking.
Reason 17
Help you to relax.
Reason 18
Help improve short-term memory in older individuals.
Reason 19
Help to maintain weight loss - unlike dieting, alone.
Reason 20
Help relieve many of the common discomforts of pregnancy (backache, heartburn, constipation, etc.).
Reason 21
Reduce your anxiety level.
Reason 22
Help control blood pressure in people with hypertension.
Reason 23
Protect against "creeping obesity" (the slow, but steady weight gain that occurs as you age).
Reason 24
Reduce vulnerability to various cardiac dysrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms).
Reason 25
Improve the likelihood of survival from a myocardial infarction (heart attack).
Reason 26
Help to overcome jet lag.
Reason 27
Slow the rate of joint degeneration in people with osteoarthritis.
Reason 28
Lower your resting heart rate.
Reason 29
Help to boost creativity.
Reason 30
Reduce circulating levels of triglycerides.
Reason 31
Help the body resist upper respiratory tract infections.
Reason 32
Increase your anaerobic threshold, allowing you to work or exercise longer at a higher level, before a significant amount of lactic acid builds up.
Reason 33
Help to preserve lean body tissue.
Reason 34
Improve ability to recover from physical exertion.
Reason 35
Help speed recovery from chemotherapy treatments.
Reason 36
Increase ability to supply blood to the skin for cooling.
Reason 37
Increase the thickness of the cartilage in your joints.
Reason 38
Give you more energy to meet the demands of daily life, and provide you with a reserve to meet the demands of unexpected emergencies.
Reason 39
Increase your level of muscle endurance.
Reason 40
Help prevent intestinal ulcers.
Reason 41
Increase the density and breaking strength of ligaments and tendons.
Reason 42
Improve posture.
Reason 43
Increase your maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max-perhaps the best measure of your physical working capacity).
Reason 44
Help you to maintain your resting metabolic rate.
Reason 45
Reduce the risk of developing colon cancer.
Reason 46
Increase your tissues' responsiveness to the actions of insulin (i.e., improves tissue sensitivity for insulin) helping to better control blood sugar, particularly if you are a Type II diabetic.
Reason 47
Help to relieve constipation.
Reason 48
Expand blood plasma volume.
Reason 49
Reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer.
Reason 50
Help to combat substance abuse.
Reason 51
Help to alleviate depression.
Reason 52
Increase your ability to adapt to cold environments.
Reason 53
Help you maintain proper muscle balance.
Reason 54
Reduce the rate and severity of medical complications associated with hypertension.
Reason 55
Help to alleviate certain menstrual symptoms.
Reason 56
Lower your heart rate response to sub maximal physical exertion.
Reason 57
Help to alleviate low-back pain.
Reason 58
Help to reduce the amount of insulin required to control blood sugar levels in Type I (insulin-dependent) diabetics.
Reason 59
Improve mental alertness.
Reason 60
Improve respiratory muscle strength and muscle endurance - particularly important for asthmatics.
Reason 61
Reduce your risk of having a stroke.
Reason 62
Help you to burn excess calories.
Reason 63
Increase your cardiac reserve.
Reason 64
Improve coronary (heart) circulation.
Reason 65
Offset some of the negative side effects of certain antihypertensive drugs.
Reason 66
Increase your stroke volume (the amount of blood the heart pumps with each beat).
Reason 67
Improve your self-esteem.
Reason 68
Reduce your susceptibility for coronary thrombosis (a clot in an artery that supplies the heart with blood).
Reason 69
Reduce your risk of developing Type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes.
Reason 70
Reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.
Reason 71
Improve mental cognition (a short-term effect only).
Reason 72
Maintain or improves joint flexibility.
Reason 73
Improve your glucose tolerance.
Reason 74
Reduce workdays missed due to illness.
Reduce the viscosity of your blood.
Reason 75
Reason 76
Enhance your muscles' abilities to extract oxygen from your blood.
Reason 77
Increase your productivity at work.
Reason 78
Reduce your likelihood of developing low-back problems.
Reason 79
Improve your balance and coordination.
Reason 80
Improve your body's ability to use fat for energy during physical activity.
Reason 81
Provide protection against injury.
Reason 82
Decrease (by 20 to 30 percent) the need for antihypertensive medication.
Reason 83
Improve your decision-making abilities.
Reason 84
Help reduce and prevent the immediate symptoms of menopause (hot flashes, sleep disturbances, irritability) and decrease the long-term risks of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and obesity.
Reason 85
Help to relieve and prevent "migraine head-ache attacks."
Reason 86
Reduce the risk of endometriosis (a common cause of infertility).
Reason 87
Help to retard bone loss as you age, thereby reducing your risk of developing osteoporosis.
Reason 88
Help decrease your appetite (a short-term effect only).
Reason 89
Improve pain tolerance and mood if you suffer from osteoarthritis.
Reason 90
Help prevent and relieve the stresses that cause carpal tunnel syndrome.
Reason 91
Make your heart a more efficient pump.
Reason 92
Help to decrease left ventricular hypertrophy (a thickening of the walls of the left ventricle) in people with hypertension.
Reason 93
May be protective against the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Reason 94
Improve your mood.
Reason 95
Help to increase your overall health aware-ness.
Reason 96
Reduce the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.
Reason 97
Help you to maintain an independent lifestyle.
Reason 98
Reduce the level of abdominal obesity - a significant health-risk factor.
Reason 99
Increase the diffusion capacity of the lungs, enhancing the exchange of oxygen from your lungs to your blood.
Reason 100
Improve heat tolerance.
Reason 101
Improve your overall quality of life.


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Los Angeles, CA 90032
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