Health and fitness facts

Here are some amazing facts about health and fitness. Health and keeping fit as we grow old is essential,

Did you know that extreme temperatures either very hot or super cold can increase our metabolic rate by 20%.

  • Amazing to think that the body is able to adjust its own settings in different weather conditions.

The older you become the shorter you shrink, due to bone loss and loss of fluid. An average loss of 2 inches is normally achieved after late 60?s. Also the body mass index and fat percentage decrease.

Weight gain in 90% of the adult population could be prevented by walking just an extra 2,000 steps per day, its worth getting a pedometer to keep a record of steps each day.

The more intense training session, the more your metabolic rate is raised when finished, a study found that after completing a moderate exercise session an extra 35 calories are burnt, were on an intense session a staggering 180 calories are burnt post session.

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