Did you know that exercise does more than just increase your strength? Of course you do…but did you know that exercise

– not only helps prevent weight gain, but also inhibits the formation of harmful visceral fat (source: University of Alabama at Birmingham)

– improves cognitive function in seniors (source: University of British Columbia)

– physical fitness is associated with improved academic performance in young people (source: American Heart Association)

– midlife exercise is associated with better health in later years (source: Archives of Internal Medicine)

– brief vigorous exercise can reduce cellular aging (source: University of California San Francisco)

– reduces anxiety and depression (source: Southern Methodist University)

– protects and improves brain function (source: American College of Sports Medicine 57th Annual Meeting)

– prompts the creation of new brain cells, even at older ages (source: Columbia University)


and finally, on any given day, only 5% of U.S. adults participate in any vigorous intensity activity (source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine)