10 Benefits Of Exercise (Besides Weight Loss)

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(BlackDoctor.org) – When most of us launch into a new fitness routine, it is for one common reason: to shed fat. But it turns out focusing on your weight loss goal alone can slash your odds of success by over half, say researchers. A better inspiration: The amazing health rewards you get by being active.

Finding the right motivation can make you 70% more likely to keep it up for the long haul, reports the American College of Sports Medicine.