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7 Surprising, Immediate Benefits Of Exercise

03/13/2014 07:18 am ET | Updated Mar 13, 2014
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After two weeks of moderate exercise, expect to have:

  • Stronger immune system
  • More energy
  • Less stiffness
  • Cholesterol levels on the downswing
  • Lower risk of falling thanks to improved balance and coordination

To see these results, you only need to do 30 minutes of exercise, three days a week, says Dr. Jaffe. "They don't even have to be 30 consecutive minutes. When time is of the essence, and only 10 minutes can be done, those other 20 minutes can be done later in the day, and you'll still see the benefits."

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