The Effect Exercise has on an individual lifestyle and things that would prevent them from reaching their goals.

Essay by colliert28University, Master'sA-, November 2006

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Objective: This study examines how exercise affects an individual lifestyle and some reasons that may prevent that individual form reach their goals. PARICIPANTS: I used data form a survey conducted at the Chickahominy YMCA. The survey was conduct on a total of 56 participants of an age ranging from 16- Over 55 of age; they were asked a variety of question like 'Why do you exercise? Etc. The reason for this research is I see how individual were before they started doing physical activities and now that they have start being more physical how has that changed their lifestyle now. We would try to examine some of the benefits of exercising why people exercise and some of the delimiters that would prevent them reaching their goals. CONCLUSION: Regular exercise in men and women enhances the improvements in there lifestyles that results from the benefits of physical activities.


For the better part of human history physical activity and a healthier lifestyle were a normal part of people lives before society achieved the benefits of industrial modernization: technology developments, the automobile, labor saving devices, television, and computers.

Thankfully things are changing. Today more people of all races, young and old, rich and female and male are now benefiting from physical activity and overall quality of life. During regular exercise will reduce your risk of many medical issues. It plays a vital role in maintaining body weight within healthy limits. It improves mental health, reduces stress and helps to maintain healthy bones and joints. Last but certainly not least, a diet of regular exercise has been shown to slow and in some cases even reverse many of the physical changes commonly attributed to aging (Luxbacher, Bonci, and King 2002).

The aim of this research is to provide answers to questions...