Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But, it turns out that exercise isn't just good for you, it's the best medicine. (Sorry, laughter.)
According to new research, even small amounts of movement have been proven to solve a bevy of medical issues, as well as prolong life and keep you looking younger longer, Time magazine reports. Sounds like Sister Madonna Buder is on to something.
"There is no pill that comes close to what exercise can do," says Claude Bouchard, director of the human genomics laboratory at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana. "And if there was one, it would be extremely expensive." (BRB, gonna go for a quick run.)
Most of you are probably already on top of your daily workout routines, but maybe this new research will change your mind next time that Gilmore Girls binge-a-thon is calling your name?
Scroll down to see four ways exercise can improve your health that you might not already know.