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Exercise: Remain within your BMI normal weight range

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Daily exercise is very important. People who exercise daily, tend to be healthier than people who have a sedentary lifestyle.

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Here are benefits of daily exercise: lose weight, lower cholesterol and LDL levels, look younger, decrease changes of developing Type 2 Diabetes, lower blood pressure, release endorphins and remain within your Body Mass Index (BMI) normal weight range.

According to the American Cancer Society, body mass index or BMI, is a way to help you figure out if you are at a healthy weight for your height. BMI is a number based on your weight and height. In general, the higher the number, the more body fat a person has. BMI is often used as a screening tool to decide if your weight might be putting you at risk for health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

BMI is used to broadly define different weight groups in adults 20 years old or older. The same groups apply to both men and women.
• Underweight: BMI is less than 18.5
• Normal weight: BMI is 18.5 to 24.9
• Overweight: BMI is 25 to 29.9
• Obese: BMI is 30 or more read the entire American Cancer Society article

Get a physical from your doctor or health care provider before exercising daily. Exercise + Healthy Eating = Weight Loss.

If you are not motivated to exercise on your own, contact a personal trainer in your area.

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