Exercise: Benefits of Exercise

Frequently Asked Questions

3. How can increasing my endurance help me with everyday activities?

Endurance, or aerobic, activities like brisk walking or swimming increase your breathing and heart rate and improve the health of your heart, lungs and circulatory system. Increasing your endurance can make it easier for you to

  • push your grandchildren on the swings
  • vacuum
  • work in the garden
  • rake leaves
  • play a sport