Wellness Team Update: June

Jun 20, 2022


Wellness Exercise

Fun Facts on Exercising

Article submitted by: Deb Weichel

  1.  Music improves workout performance – Listening to music while exercising can improve workout performance by 15%.
  2. Exercising improves brain performance – Cardiovascular exercise helps create new brain cells.  This enhances brainpower and brain activity.
  3. Working out sharpens your memory – Exercising increases the production of cells that are responsible for learning and memory.
  4. Running burns calories – If you run at a 10 minute per mile pace, you can burn 104.3 calories per mile.
  5. More muscle mass - burning more fat while resting – The more muscle mass you have, the more fat your body burns while resting.
  6. Exercise prevents signs of aging – If you exercise 3 times at week for 45 minutes, you can help prevent signs of aging.
  7. A pound of muscle burns three times more calories than a pound of fat – Having more muscle than fat means you can consume more calories.
  8. You get sick less often – Exercising regularly helps boost your immune system.  This means you’ll get sick less often than people who don’t exercise.
  9. Increases productivity – Exercising increases the number of endorphins that are released into your body and increases productivity.
  10. Workouts can improve the look of your skin – Sweat releases dirt through your pores, which reduces acne and breakouts.  Workouts improve your overall look of your skin.
  11. Exercising boosts self-confidence – Exercising can help ease your mind and rejuvenate your body.  Working out will make you feel great and boost your confidence.
  12. Working out enables you to sleep better – If you are someone who has trouble sleeping or staying asleep, then working out is your answer.  Exercise helps to clear your head and helps you feel relaxed.
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