Those Who Think They Have No Time For EXERCISE

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Those Who Think They Have No Time For EXERCISE
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Help With Weight Loss: Physical inactivity is a major factor in weight gain and obesity. [1] Exercise is a good physical activity and can help in weight loss. Regular exercise increases metabolic rate and the body burn more calories, as a result, the excess energy is utilized that would otherwise store in the form of fat. Numerous studies have shown aerobic exercise to maximize fat loss and muscle mass maintenance. [2]

Improves Sleep Quality: Exercise (not right before bedtime though) can improve sleep as energy consumed during exercise stimulates recuperative processes during sleep. A study has claimed that 150 minutes of physical exercise during a week can provide up to 65% of improvement in sleep. [3]

Prevents Diseases: Regular exercise has shown the potential to improve insulin sensitivity, heart health, and hypertension. Exercise helps with belly fat loss, which has been identified as a risk factor for type-2 diabetes [4] and numerous other serious health problems.

Brain Health: Exercise promotes the blood flow to all organs of the body and stimulates the production of hormones that enhance the growth of brain cells. Physical activity has been identified to decrease brain degeneration in brain diseases. [5]

Chronic Pain Relief: Exercise can help alleviate chronic pain. Several studies have found exercise to reduce chronic pain in patients and improve pain tolerance. Exercise increases the production of endorphins that reduce the perception of pain. [6]

Decrease Depression: Exercise increases the sensitivity of the brain to serotonin and norepinephrine, the hormones that alleviate depression. A study that involved 24 women who were suffering from depression found that exercise decreased their feeling of depression. [7]

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[1] Gim, M.N. and J.H. Choi, The effects of weekly exercise time on VO2max and resting metabolic rate in normal adults. J Phys Ther Sci, 2016. 28(4): p. 1359-63.

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[2] Gilliat-Wimberly, M., et al., Effects of habitual physical activity on the resting metabolic rates and body compositions of women aged 35 to 50 years. J Am Diet Assoc, 2001. 101(10): p. 1181-8.

[3] Reid, K.J., et al., Aerobic exercise improves self-reported sleep and quality of life in older adults with insomnia. Sleep Med, 2010. 11(9): p. 934-40.

[4] Ross, R., et al., Reduction in obesity and related comorbid conditions after diet-induced weight loss or exercise-induced weight loss in men. A randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med, 2000. 133(2): p. 92-103.

[5] Pedrinolla, A., F. Schena, and M. Venturelli, Resilience to Alzheimer’s Disease: The Role of Physical Activity. Curr Alzheimer Res, 2017. 14(5): p. 546 – 553.

[6] Anderson, E. and G. Shivakumar, Effects of exercise and physical activity on anxiety. Front Psychiatry, 2013. 4: p. 27.

[7] Meyer, J.D., et al., Influence of Exercise Intensity for Improving Depressed Mood in Depression: A Dose-Response Study. Behav Ther, 2016. 47(4): p. 527-37.

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