30 Interesting Exercise Facts

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1. 15 minutes of exercise per day can add 3 years to your life.
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2. Exercise reduces the chance of silent strokes by 40%.
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3. Exercise! The more you circulate your blood through your body, the more vibrant you will look. Also, sweating helps detoxify your skin.
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4. Exercise addiction is common, especially in those who suffer from eating disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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5. Stretching before you exercise can lower your performance, making you weaker or slower than you would otherwise be.
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6. Just a little bit of exercise can convince you that you look better, according to research.
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7. Franz Kafka liked to exercise naked in front of the window.
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8. Thanks to muscle memory, people who regularly exercise five or six times a week can easily jump back into their routine after time off.
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9. 1% of people are addicted to exercise.
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10. DNA cannot decide you, in fact, how you exercise, experience and think have the ability to change your DNA.
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11. Just 20 minutes of exercise three days a week will increase your general feeling of happiness by 10-20% after six months.
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12. Employees who exercise regularly earn 9% more than their lazier counterparts.
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13. Lack of exercise kills just as many people as smoking.
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14. Exercise reorganizes the brain so that it is more resistant to stress.
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15. There is a "Fifty Shades of Grey" fitness class that is taught by dominatrixes who will punish you for doing exercises wrong.
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16. Just 30 minutes of exercise can improve your working memory.
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17. Watching someone exercise on TV while you exercise can increase your heart rate, breathing, and sweat release, giving you a better workout.
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18. Twerking is actually good exercise. It works the deep muscles of the hips, as well as the core muscles of the lower back and abs.
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19. It takes about 12 days of exercise to improve and preserve the body.
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20. Exercise improves mood, information processing and makes you a more flexible thinker.
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21. Studies have shown that how long you exercise is more important than how hard you exercise.
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22. Stretching before exercise has no scientifically proven benefit
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23. How to lose weight: Turn your head to the left, and then turn it to the right. Repeat this exercise whenever offered food.
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24. People who do yoga have better reaction times and are better able to recall information that those who do aerobic exercise or no exercise.
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25. A mere 20 minutes of exercise, three days each week will increase your happiness by 10 to 20 percent after six months.
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26. Laughing 100 times is equivalent to 15 minutes of exercise on a stationary bicycle.
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27. Men and women are more likely to exercise more and stop smoking if their significant other joins them in becoming healthier.
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28. Quit smoking? Exercise! Because it releases endorphins that decrease nicotine cravings.
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29. 40% of women have experienced exercise-induced orgasms in their lifetime.
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30. Regular exercise changes the way your DNA functions

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