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Through Wednesday, February 4th:

If you are 25 pounds overweight, you have nearly 5,000 extra miles of blood vessels through which your heart must pump blood.

 

Through Tuesday, January 19th:

By the age of 65, individuals who haven't engaged in exercise on a regular basis may incur a decrease in their muscular strength by as much as 80 percent.

 

Through Wednesday, December 9th:

Regular exercise strengthens your immune system and you'll get sick less often.
 

Through Wednesday, November 11th:

Exercise helps reduce wrinkles. It increases blood flow to the skin that provides nutrients it needs to stay thick. Thick skin wrinkles less than thin.
 

Through Wednesday, October 28th:

There are 3,500 calories in 1 pound of fat. That means to lose one pound, you need a deficit of 3,500 calories!