Exercise Myth Busters #14

I’m not overweight, so I don’t need to exercise.

The benefits of regular exercise have been proven to go far beyond just weight loss. Performing regular bouts of exercise can help to increase muscle and bone strength, helping you to perform essential everyday tasks with a lot more ease, and reducing the risk of obtaining an injury, as well as delaying the onset of muscle and bone degeneration later in life. There are also important reductions in the likelihood of developing heart disease & diabetes. The benefits are not just physical either; regular exercise can improve sleep patterns and increase self esteem and psychological well being.

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