This is a great read on benefits of Exercise, and how it IS medicine. The blog it is from is a great read, from a gentleman giving great tips and information on how to and/or the benefits of adding exercise to your life!
Its like that Facebook post says: “The problem isn’t that high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity run in your family.. The problem is NO ONE runs in your family!
“The older I get the more medicines I find myself taking,” a Senior Citizen.
This is a common lament among seniors. But the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has a new and better idea. They declared May of 2014 as Exercise is Medicine month.
“Everyone should start or renew an exercise program now as an investment in life-long health,” said Robert E. Sallis, M.D., FACSM, chair of the Exercise is Medicine. “Every person, regardless of age and health, is responsible for his or her own physical activity. There are far more reasons to exercise than excuses not to.”
Research shows that exercise has a role in the treatment and prevention of more than 40 chronic diseases including diabetes, heart disease, obesity and hypertension, an ACSM press release pointed out.
“While there are numerous reasons for soaring health care costs, one undeniable explanation is the poor physical health of so…
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