15 benefits of physical exercise:

Source: U.S. National Institutes of Health

-- it prolongs your lifespan.

-- it helps you sleep better.

-- it helps you feel good and well.

-- it strengthens your heart and lungs.

-- it helps regulate blood sugar levels.

-- it reduces demands on your pancreas.

-- it helps prevent diseases and illnesses.

-- it enhances sexual desire and performance.

-- it improves your balance and coordination.

-- it helps you maintain an ideal body weight.

-- it reduces stress, anxiety, and depression.

-- it improves the function of the immune system.

-- it helps maintain healthy bones, muscles and joints.

-- it improves flexibility and therefore it reduces the chance of injury.

-- it gives you good flexibility. You can bend and move your body easily.