Physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, whether you need to lose weight or not. Why exercise? Regular exercise: 1. Boosts your stamina. 2. Improves your mood. 3. Reduces your risk of chronic diseases, such as diabetes and high blood pressure. 4. Keeps your mind sharp. 5. Improves fatigue. So what are you waiting for? Get moving today.
Exercise: Do you need it if you're slim?
Last Updated: 02-24-2017
© 1998-2019 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER). All rights reserved. A single copy of these materials may be reprinted for noncommercial personal use only. "Mayo," "Mayo Clinic," "MayoClinic.com," "Mayo Clinic Health Information," "Reliable information for a healthier life" and the triple-shield Mayo logo are trademarks of Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.