Exercise: Benefits of Exercise

Frequently Asked Questions

2. What is the difference between exercise and physical activity?

Exercise is a form of physical activity that is planned, structured, and repetitive such as weight training, tai chi, or an aerobics class. Physical activities are activities that get your body moving such as gardening, walking the dog and taking the stairs instead of the elevator. Including both in your life will provide you with health benefits that can help you feel better and enjoy life more as you age.