Types of Exercise and Their Health Benefits

Types of Exercise and Their Health Benefits

Published On: May 5, 2023Categories: Health & Fitness

Written by Laura Dan, BSc, NDTR

Exercise is defined as a type of movement that is intentional, structured, and habitual. (6) There are four different types of exercise – aerobic, strength, flexibility, and stability. The health benefits of exercise are broad and include improving mental, cardiovascular, and structural well-being. Research has also shown that regular exercise protects against many chronic conditions, excessive weight gain, and obesity. Engaging in regular exercise is arguably one of the best approaches to improve your health and increase longevity. (27)(33)

What are the different types of exercise, and what are their benefits? Read on to find out.

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