EXERCISE

There’s no denying that we were made to move. Even if we don’t want to. Invariably, insufficient exercise leads to illness and a shorter life span and reduces our bodies’ ability to function properly. Coupled with a sensible, balanced diet, exercise is essential for controlling weight, and for maintaining a full range of motion as we grow older.

The Importance of Regular Exercise

It increases blood flow

Physical exercise increases blood circulation, in turn delivering more oxygen and nutrients to all of your cells and flushing out unwanted free radicals and toxins. Proper blood flow diminishes inflammation throughout the body, which reduces cell damage and extends cell life.

It reduces stress, anxiety and depression

Regular exercises contributes toward maintaining cognition and healthy brain function. Exercise also results in better sleep patterns. Adequate sleep is essential for the health of your nervous system, your skin—your whole body. It also acts as a stress reliever and helps mitigate depression.

It improves every part of the body

Moving your limbs strengthens your muscles, increases bone density and improves the flexibility of your joints. It also benefits your heart and lungs and improves the performance of your cardiovascular and respiratory systems, reducing the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

Doctor Marc Ronert Age Later

“Exercise and nutrition are tightly linked. You can eat the right foods, but unless you exercise you won’t be able to take full advantage of those foods.”

Dr. Marc, M.D., Ph.D.

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