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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
 
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Make the Time to Exercise

You're probably not too busy to exercise -- even if you think you are, say exercise experts at Brown University. To prove it: Schedule time to work out, then do it no matter what, even if it's just for 10 minutes. Come the end of the day, ask yourself if you were less productive than usual. More than likely the answer will be no, and that excuse will no longer work.