NEVER Exercise for Weight Loss?! (Do It for THIS Reason Instead)
Earlier in the week, I told you about a benefit of exercise that has nothing to do with fitness or weight loss:
It can help boost brain volume and decrease the risk of cognitive decline.
Those are great reasons to get off the couch and get moving in this new year. But if you need a little more motivation, this next study should do the trick.
It shows that exercise can help lower your risk of one of the country’s biggest killers.
It wasn’t very long ago that cancer was believed to be genetic. Either you got it or you didn’t.
Thank goodness that’s not true.
More recent research has shown us that genetics only play a small role in your cancer risk—and that lifestyle and environmental factors are the real culprits.
One lifestyle factor that can dramatically reduce your risk of cancer is exercise.
In a meta-analysis that included nine studies and more than 750,000 people, researchers found that people who exercised 2.5-5 hours a week had a reduced risk of a handful of cancers. These included:
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
This confirms previous studies showing a reduced risk of breast and colon cancer—plus adds a few more to the list.
The bottom line is that simply sitting less and moving more can dramatically impact how you look, how you feel, and even how long you live.
But you don’t have to start training for a marathon or join a CrossFit gym to get good results.
Instead, just add in move easy movement like walking, swimming, and gardening.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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And now…for the first time ever… he’s making his medical breakthroughs available to readers all across America.
Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D. is one of the most pioneering and innovative minds in medicine today – and he delivers cutting-edge cures each month through his Natural Health Response newsletter.
Natural Health Response readers get full access to Dr. Gerhauser’s protocols for chronic pain… heart disease… diabetes… Alzheimer’s… and even cancer. These are the very same treatments Dr. Gerhauser recommends to his own patients at his practice in Tucson, Arizona.
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