Benefits of Exercise and Sports

The benefits of exercise and sports are much more than just gaining a nice physique. In our modern “connected” life, we tend to ride out our days stuck in one position. This inactivity leads to increased incidence of diabetes, heart disease, and premature death. A new branch of exercise physiology, inactivity physiology, inevitably emerged studying the increasingly chair-bound society. A study of 10,224 healthy men and 3,120 healthy women published in 1989 in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) demonstrated a marked ...

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