Exercising for the sake of your health

Came across a pretty funny comic today:

Exercise health advice

There’s probably some truth in it. Most people would find it far more comfortable and convenient just to take a pill, rather than having to exercise regularly to stay healthy.

The thing with exercise is that to a great extent, it all hinges on motivation, and motivation is tricky (see this morning’s quite related post for Norwegian speakers – in a nutshell the point was that every Monday marks a new week, and it’s never too late to start exercising).

Perhaps it’s time to start compiling a list of things that motivate you to exercise, health benefits being an obvious one. What are yours? Share in the comments!

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About CERG

The Cardiac Exercise Research Group (CERG) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) seeks to identify the key mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of physical on cardiac health in the context of disease prevention and treatment. Named the K.G. Jebsen Center for Exercise in Medicine under Professor Ulrik Wisløff's leadership in 2011, CERG uses both top-down and bottom-up approaches to combat lifestyle-related disease.

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