1. Exercise keeps you young

When running, for example, you have to carry your own body, which also activates the large muscle groups. And the effect on the cardiovascular system is very large. The strain also strengthens the blood vessels. Basically, movement has a direct effect on the so-called endothelium, i.e. the inner layer of tissue that lines the blood vessels. Anyone who rides a bike, runs or swims ensures that more nitrogen monoxide is available to the inside of the vessel.

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