The Benefits Of Physical Exercise

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“As many as 250, 000 deaths per year in the United States are attributable to a lack of regular physical activity,” explains Ph.D Jonathan Myers, in a journal article about exercise and heart disease. The entire world needs to be aware of the risk for death due the lack of exercise. By participating in sports, or doing any other physical activity like cardio, weights, or resistance, strength, or velocity trainings, health will improve. It has been scientifically proven by extensive and exhaustive research that exercise or any physical activity is beneficial in various ways to maintain a healthy life, reducing the risk of premature death by 15 percent with only 1 hour of a moderate physical activity a week or 23 percent with only 20 minutes or more of…show more content…
An article of ULifeline Organization explains, “Exercise delivers oxygen and nutrients to the brain and various tissues and as a result of that a person can concentrate better and think clearly.” This means that the more exercise a person does, the more oxygen and nutrients are delivered to the brain and various tissues and this helps to improve the performance of a person either at work, school, home or any place by being able to think better and get well focused. Phit America Organization proves that the benefits of getting children physically active through adulthood will be a good investment and will be reflected in the reduction to one out of ten children likely to be obese, getting 40% higher test scores, reducing the probability of smoking, using drugs, getting pregnant and having risky sex. Also, that more physical activity and exercise increase the probability of going to college in a 15%, and to get 7-8% higher annual earnings, reducing the health costs, being more productive at work, and reducing the risks of having a heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes (Physical Activity For the Body, Mind and Prevention of Healthcare
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