Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, there are ways that exercise can help reduce that risk.
If you're still holding on to your New Years resolution to eat better and exercise more, good for you. But, if you're still struggling to get in shape and lose weight, understanding how calories play a part in overall health may help you reach your goal more easily.