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Jeff Holman Informative Speech Essay Professor Kirkby April, 2019 The Effects of Exercise on Health There is nothing more important than one’s health. Health is the foundation of our lives, and is cornerstone of our life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. Health is the state of complete physical, mental and social well being. For a healthy lifestyle, a person is required to have a balanced diet and additionally, must regularly exercise. One must also live in a proper shelter, take enough sleep and have good hygiene habits. Through research from a variety of universities, the importance of exercise for the maintenance of good health is emphasized now more than ever. Studies from Harvard medical school now support the idea of exercise being linked to an increase in mental health and various cognitive benefits, such as receiving a bump in executive function with the increase of aerobic exercise a few times a week. Additionally, subjects received an even larger and more substantial benefit when combining aerobic exercise three times weekly with a proper diet, reversing up to ten years of brain aging. Another cognitive effect of proper exercise is the benefit of decreased depression and decreased anxiety. Studies from the University of Ottawa in Canada mention and confirm these benefits from a test group of women with two different exercise protocols (AIT and MICE). These women improved a considerable
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