Can Gym Membership Help You Live Longer?

The overwhelming scientific evidence is in. Regular exercise helps you live longer, live healthier and live happier. Looking for the fountain of youth? Well exercise may not be that, but, scientific studies have concluded that regular exercise can add 10 years to a person's life. In fact exercise is so powerful that even 15 minutes of moderate exercise a day (or 92 minutes per week) is associated with an increased life expectancy of three years. But that's not all. Exercise reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and other diseases. Regular physical activity can help you prevent or manage a wide range of health problems and concerns Physical activity also stimulates various brain chemicals that may leave you feeling happier and more relaxed. Exercise releases endorphins and adrenalin, which get elevated in your blood when you reach the peak of your exercise routine. These hormones help fight feelings of depression and anxiety, and are responsible for feelings like happiness and contentment. So here's to a great workout - and living a longer, healthier and happier life!