Why do you need to exercise to live healthy?

Question by knightsdreamer: Why do you need to exercise to live healthy?
Why is exercise vital for healthy living?

Best answer:

Answer by Kyle
keeps your cardiovasuclar system strong. also keeps your body from catabolizing muscle. also keeps your metabolism from screeching to a hault especially if your tough dieting. those are just some of the reasons. you dont need exercise to be healthy, but you wont find very many people who are healthy and dont do it

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Garfield Healthy Living Council

Garfield Healthy Living Council
Healthy Living
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Tamiko Johnson (R) and Adriana Lobos prepare a salad taste test highlighting the large variation in nutrition between two similair tasting salad dressings. Part of the Alameda County Public Health/Nutrition Services, the two are working with Oakland Healthy Living Councils that engage community members and school parents to improve their knowledge of nutrition and healthy eating.

Garfield Healthy Living Council

Garfield Healthy Living Council
Healthy Living
Image by heacphotos
Tamiko Johnson (R) and Adriana Lobos prepare a salad taste test highlighting the large variation in nutrition between two similair tasting salad dressings. Part of the Alameda County Public Health/Nutrition Services, the two are working with Oakland Healthy Living Councils that engage community members and school parents to improve their knowledge of nutrition and healthy eating.

Garfield Healthy Living Council

Garfield Healthy Living Council
Healthy Living
Image by heacphotos
Salad taste tests lined up on a table to highlight the large variation in nutrition between two similair tasting salad dressings. Part of the Alameda County Public Health/Nutrition Services, the two are working with Oakland Healthy Living Councils that engage community members and school parents to improve their knowledge of nutrition and healthy eating.

Garfield Healthy Living Council

Garfield Healthy Living Council
Healthy Living
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A label detailing calories, sugar and fat highlight the unhealthy ingredients of many snacks at Garfield Elementary’s Healthy Living Council. The council is part of Alameda County Public Health/Nutrition Services engaging community members and school parents to improve their knowledge of nutrition and healthy eating.

Garfield Healthy Living Council

Garfield Healthy Living Council
Healthy Living
Image by heacphotos
Tamiko Johnson helps paremts learning to calculate nutriton and replace risky foods at Garfield Elementary School’s Healthy Living Council. The council is part of Johnson’s program for Alameda County Public Health/Nutrition Services drive to engage community members and school parents to improve their knowledge of nutrition and healthy eating.