Fun Facts about some Physical Activities

All of us know about the importance of exercises in our lives. They keep us healthy and fit and also help in keeping diseases away. Then why is it that a vast majority of people do not indulge in physical activity? The answer is that these people dread being asked to indulge in strenuous exercises. If you belong to this category of people, here are some fun facts about exercises that will bring a smile on your face and encourage you to take up physical activities.

If weight loss is your goal, you will be surprised to know that by deep breathing alone, you can burn more calories than you do in whole day. When you deep breathe, your lungs receive more oxygen. It increases your metabolism so that your body burns more calories. You also feel less hungry when you do deep breathing. Both these effects combine to help you in shedding a lot of your body fat.


If you do not want to go out of your home to walk briskly for an hour, just spend this time playing with your kids, grand kids, or pets in your garden or lawn. You can burn as many calories playing with small kids and pets as you do when you walk or jog out in the open for an hour. Isn’t this a fun fact that should encourage you to leave your novel or the boring news program on TV and be ready to indulge in physical activities like kids?

There are many more fun facts about exercises and knowing them you will certainly give up your laziness and spring into action. What if you were told that you can increase your dress size by one size if you eat 13 packs of cookies? What is more surprising is that to lose the same dress size, you will need to jog on a treadmill for nearly 100 hours.

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