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The Lesser-Known Benefits of Exercise

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Friends drinking alcohol.
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It can prevent alcohol from damaging the brain


Bone injury.
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It can prevent bone disease


Man grabbing his pistol in his pants.
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It reduces the risk of fighting


Senior woman jogging in the park.
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It may lower kidney stone risk


Teenage girl holding a cigarette.
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It can help teens quit smoking


Senior man lifting a dumbbell at the gym.
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It can slow memory loss


Nurse giving patient a flu shot.
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It can help with the flu shot


Sperm and egg cell.
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It can improve the quality of semen


Woman touching her stomach.
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It can aid digestion


Woman thinking while sitting with her legs crossed.
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It can improve cognition


Chris Regal

Chris Regal

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on HealthCentral.com, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.