Exercise makes our heart stronger and if our heart are strong it can pump more blood to our body with each heart beat. By pumping more blood to our body it distribute more oxygen to our body. It also stimulate the small blood vessels in muscles that prevents lactic acid from forming.
Regular physical activity releases endorphins, a natural substances that fights stress, depression and anxiety.
People who exercise regularly are less vulnerable to viral illnesses such as colds and flu. It strengthen our immune system.
Excess weight is a factor that contributes to the development of heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and diabetes. Without the excess weight, you have less risk of developing these illness. In addition, low impact aerobic activities such as walking, for example, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis and its complications. In patients with arthritis, good options that avoid joint stress are swimming and water aerobics.
The combination of a balanced diet and regular physical activity will lead to weight reduction replacing fat with lean mass muscle it will make us both physically and mentally fit.