Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You’ve been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it’s true—but it’s good for a lot more than just losing weight or building muscle. Here are 10 other benefits you’ll see from just a little daily exercise.

10. You’ll Improve Your Memory

Ever feel like you think a bit more clearly after a good workout? Not only is your brain getting more energy and oxygen, but many studies have shown that exercise can boost your memory and help you learn better . Of course, an intense workout right before a big exam could leave you more tired than smart—but the two are still undoubtedly linked.

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Weird things that happen to your body when you try a exercise

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It’s the (unofficial) start of a new season, so naturally you’ve decided to embark on a fresh fitness routine. Congratulations! But wait a minute. How come your “new and improved” bod is feeling kind of weird after you tried that spinning class for the first time? Is this normal? Actually, yes. It turns out that your body can bust out some funky moves when you try a new kind of exercise for the first time—and we’re not referring to your Zumba class. Continue reading “Weird things that happen to your body when you try a exercise”