Exercise can have beneficial effects on the wellness of one’s body:
1. It can increase ones HDL or good cholesterol by 13%, therefore reduces your risk for heart disease.
2. It can decrease Blood Pressure by as much as 11/8 mm Hg, therefore reduces the burden to your heart.
3. It can decrease the production of sugar by the liver and therefore overall can decrease fasting blood sugar. In fact in one study…the Diabetes Prevention Program… exercise was able to decrease the incidence of developing Diabetes by 58% even better than medication.
4. It can cause weight loss… a 7% weight loss was proven to be enough to reverse or stop the progression of certain diseases related to obesity like diabetes and hypertension.
5.It can improve cardiorespiratory fitness, improve sense of well-being, improve mood and self esteem and therefore….overall
Exercise can enhance