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Richard N. Fogoros, M.D.

The Benefits of Exercise

By December 30, 2013

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Engaging in regular exercise is one of the best things you can to do to improve your sense of well-being, to prevent heart disease and several other important medical problems, and to improve your chances of remaining healthy and hale well into your old age.

Exercise improves the function of your musculoskeletal system, your cardiovascular system, your respiratory system, your metabolism, and even your brain.  And you can get these benefits with not that much effort. Read about it here.

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December 6, 2010 at 7:45 pm
(1) A Los Angeles Cardiologist says:

I could not agree with you more about the benefits of exercise. It is never too late to start to exercise. And while moderate exercise consisting of at least 30 minutes of activity on a daily basis is probably optimal-even more modest increases in activity have been shwon to be of benefit.

December 20, 2010 at 9:28 am
(2) Dr. David Livingston says:

Dr. Fogoros, thanks for sharing this valuable information on the benefits of exercise. A majority of my patients would not require most of my services if they were to adopt a healthy regimen of exercise. In fact, the obesity rates and chronic diseases worldwide would reduce dramatically as well as insurance premiums.
I will pass this on to my patients, thanks again.

December 20, 2010 at 9:45 am
(3) Joe says:

With HCM, it’s a hard line to find — don’t want to over exert into a remodeling mode…but still important to keep the weight off and the mood high! I wish I liked walking more!

January 6, 2014 at 10:30 am
(4) Nike Newton says:

The body was created to work. In the past our ancestors were hunters and gatherers. Nowadays we live a sedentary life . In order to keep the organs working perfectly well , we need to do aerobic exercises. This is also essential so as to clean our blood. Exercise improves the function of the heart by making it bigger and thus pumping out more gases per volume. Nike Newton.

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