12 Get-You-off-the-Couch Reasons to Exercise

April 2007
O, The Oprah Magazine;Apr2007, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p169
The article provides 12 reasons to exercise. It states that physical activity helps a person lose weight by burning calories, boosting resting metabolism, and buffering from bone and muscle loss that can result from dieting. Exercise helps a person get better sleep. Aerobic exercise, such as a half hour of rapid walking five days a week, has been shown to cut the risk of catching a cold nearly in half in postmenopausal women.


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