We all know exercise is good for us, but how good? It isn’t always easy to add exercise to a busy day, even when research shows that even small amounts of exercise (20 minutes of exercise three times a week) makes a difference. Let’s take a quick look at a handful* of the ways exercise makes us happier and healthier—and then maybe we’ll decide it’s worth the effort to make exercise a priority!
What does having a strong body mean to you? To some people, it may mean bulging muscles, to others, the ability to lift heavy weights. And to still others, just being fit and able to withstand the rigors of everyday life. No matter what it means to you, it involves several things.