As we age and become more sedentary, our muscles atrophy. This leads to an unhealthy cycle that reduces our ability to burn calories, etc. Better understanding how exercise helps us to build and maintain muscle can help us prioritize our need for exercise above other competing tasks that eat up our day and leave us stressed and tired at bedtime.
The next time you think about being too tired to exercise, think about how beneficial exercise is and how it will pay you back in more muscle and energy which you need to live strong.
“Exercise promotes health, reducing most people’s risks of developing diabetes and growing obese. But just how, at a cellular level, exercise performs this beneficial …”