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Fun Healthy Facts

Getting out there and exercising is an important thing to do for your health. It’s good for your brain, you will find that you will be sick less often, you will slow down the aging process and it helps you sleep. Did you know that music improves your work out performance? If you work out for one hour every day you will be 40% less likely to die at a young age. Only 10% of people are successful at loosing weight through diet alone. Walking at a brisk pace can burn almost as many calories as running. A fast, 40 minute walk a day can burn up to 220 calories. Swimming is one of the top ways to exercise as it incorporates cardio and strength training. It takes a person about 6 to 8 weeks to get into a work out routine. A pound of muscle burns three times more calories than a pound of fat. We have so many options around us, from walking and running in our local parks to numbers gyms.

Here are a few of our readers enjoying their work outs.