Moving, preferably vigorously part of the time, helps keep heart disease, cardiovascular, cancer and diabetes at bay. It helps to sleep and the stability of blood pressure, and is a powerful weapon against anxiety and the improvement of self-esteem. You don't have to squeeze your brain a lot to guess why exercise works so well for our health: it's what we are designed to do.
Rare is, in fact, the day when a new study of greater or lesser importance does not appear recommending the benefits of exercise for our physical and mental health. The most recent, which we detail a little below, affects how it can benefit cancer patients and even prevent against it.
But only 20% of Americans practice the recommended exercise, according to health authorities. Adults should do between 150 and 300 minutes of moderate exercise or between 75 and 150 minutes of vigorous exercise per week, according to the most recent recommendations.
These are just some of the reasons to put on your shoes right now and get going:
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