Do you exercise regularly? Benefits of regular exercises are hard to ignore!

Physically active woman

If your answer is YES, you're on the right path to healthy living. If no, you might want to reconsider your options, regardless of your lifestyle.

If you want to live a healthy and fulfilling life into old age, you have to consider taking exercising more seriously. The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. Everyone benefits from exercise, regardless of age, sex or physical ability.

According to research stats obtained from http://www.nhs.uk/, it's medically proven that people who do regular physical activity have:
  • 35% lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke
  • 50% lower risk of type 2 diabetes
  • 50% lower risk of colon cancer
  • 20% lower risk of breast cancer
  • 83% lower risk of osteoarthritis
  • 30% lower risk of depression
  • 30% lower risk of dementia
  • 30% lower risk of early death
  • 30% lower risk of falls (among older adults)
  • 68% lower risk of hip fracture
To stay healthy, adults should try to be active daily and aim to achieve at least 2 hours, 30 minutes of physical activity over a week through a variety of activities.

Do you need to register in a gym to start exercising?


The answer is NO. For most people, the easiest way to start exercising is to make physical activity part of everyday life; like brisk walking instead of driving around everywhere, taking stairs instead of the escalator/Lift.

However, the more exercise you're involved in, the better.
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