Unusual Benefits of Exercise

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Prevention magazine recently identified 17 ways that exercise improves our health. Although there are a few obvious benefits on the list – like weight loss, reduced stress, etc – there are a  few that might surprise you. Regular exercise can:

  • Make you happier and increase your productivity at work
  • Improve your vocabulary
  • Improve your dental health
  • Reduce your risk of getting colds
  • Improve your vision
  • Help you sleep more soundly
  • Make you smarter by improving mental fitness

So, even if you don’t need to lose weight, there are more than enough very good reasons to keep you moving everyday. Just pick one and get going!


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    Pulling the dumbbells up to your body, and squeezing your shoulder blades together at the
    top of the motion must be done while the elbows are kept close to your body.
    Don’t touch the floor when you come down, stop a couple of inches from the floor then go back up. This next set needs to be challenging or difficult.


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