When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, exercise is key. Taking part in regular exercise can result in so many health benefits, and here we’re taking a look at just some of them, as well as how exercise can support the immune system.
Regular exercise reduces your risk of major illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer, lowers your risk of depression and can also minimise your risk of dementia1. As if that wasn’t enough, the World Health Organisation states that getting more physically active could prevent at least 3.2 million deaths from serious illness globally2. That’s quite a statistic.
So, how can exercise boost the immune system? Let’s take a look.