15 Benefits of Exercise That AREN'T Related to Losing Weight or Looking Good

It can get a tad bit annoying when I hear people talk about how they choose not participate in physical activity. There's a never-ending list of excuses: I don't need to lose weight, I don't have time, I don't want to look muscle-y, or they just don't think it's going to benefit them. 

Like seriously?! You think you don't need this in your life?! Well, I'm about to tell you why EVERYONE needs to be physically active. 

This is an addition to a post from two years ago. The first post I did wanted to take a step back from the science and the statistics and scale that back to make it personal; letting you know how exercise may directly impact you. The first ten reasons can be found here with few added notes and then the additional points below those. 

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10 Reasons To Start Eating Broccoli Sprouts

Why You Should Be Eating Broccoli Sprouts

Within cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts) is an enzyme (myrosinase) that helps to create a compound; that compound is sulforaphane1. Sulforaphane has been a hot topic in science news lately. It’s definitely what I would think of as a super food and should be a part of your daily diet.

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