Get Fit and Healthy while at Home Get Fit and Healthy while at Home


Do You Exercise Enough to Protect Your Health?

Benefits of Exercise

Story at-a-glance -

  • According to a recent Gallup poll, adults in Vermont are the most frequent exercisers, which 65 percent of responders saying they get at least 30 minutes’ worth of exercise three times per week
  • Delaware, West Virginia, Alabama, and New Jersey have the highest rates of couch potatoes. Here, only about 46-47 percent of adults get at least 1.5 hours of exercise each week
  • Exercise can help prevent obesity, diabetes, and strokes, just to name a few. It also helps reduce stress and lowering your blood pressure
  • According to a recent Flu Survey, exercising vigorously for at least two and a half hours each week could prevent 100 cases of flu per 1,000 people each year

By Dr. Mercola

Do you get at least 30 minutes' worth of exercise three days a week? According to Gallup's annual Well-Being survey, most Americans fall short of this fitness goal.

Read the Full Article for Free!
Subscribe to the #1 Natural Health Newsletter
  • Unlock censored health information that Google doesn't want you to read
  • Keep your privacy secure — We are no longer active on Facebook and are blocking our content from Google search to ensure your privacy stays protected
  • Get access to all of Dr. Mercola's health articles, E-books and special reports

Existing Subscribers: Enter your email address for instant access