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Some Interesting facts

June 07 2020 By Anthony Losco

  • The human body has 650 muscles.
  • The only exercise you should hold your breath for is underwater swimming.
  • The heart is the strongest muscle in the body.
  • Nearly 50% of all young people ages 12 - 21 are not vigorously active daily.
  • For every kg of muscle gained, the body burns 50% extra calories every day.
  • Only 13% of men are physically fit.
  • More than 30% of children ages 6 to 11 are overweight, and over 15% are obese.
  • On average, a person walks 112,655 kilometres in their lifetime.
  • Roughly 4000 children and teenagers begin smoking every day.
  • Exercise makes you feel more energised because it releases endorphins into the blood.
  • Movement in exercise helps relieve stress by producing a relaxation response which serves as a position distraction

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