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Benefits of Exercise
That Will Boggle Your Mind

I thought I knew all of the benefits of exercise. For eleven years my wife and I helped hundreds of people set up their exercise and weight loss programs at Vital Life Center, our health and wellness club for the 50 Plus crowd.

But the researchers keep discovering new ones! Here are just a few:

  • Keeps Alzheimer's at bay
    A study in 2008 showed that patients with early Alzheimers who exercised regularly saw less deterioration in areas of the brain that control memory.

  • Decreases Risk of Heart Disease
    Inactive people are twice as  likely to develop coronary artery disease (CAD) then active people. Being a couch potato is equivalent to smoking a pack of cigarettes a day!

  • Lowers blood pressure
    High blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. Inactive people are 200% more likely to develop high blood pressure then regular exercisers.

  • Speeds up metabolism and helps you lose weight.
    Did you know that the the average sedentary male loses a half pound of muscle and gains one and one-half pounds of fat every year between the ages of 20 and 50?

  • This seven and a half pound accumulated muscle loss reduces our fat burning potential by up to calories per month! And you wondered why your metabolism is as slow as molasses in January?

  • Decreases LDL Cholesterol Level and increases the good HDL cholesterol
    Interestingly the lowering of LDLs occurs rather quickly but it takes a few months before HDLs kick in.

  • Decreases Risk of Diabetes
    Physical activity lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes and increases glucose uptake for those who already have diabetes. Fit women have diabetes 66% less often than unfit women.

  • Decreases Risk of Cancer
    Physical activity lowers the risk of colon and breast cancer.

  • Decreases Risk of Osteoporosis
    Regular exercise delays bone loss and promotes bone formation.

  • Improves Arthritis Symptoms
    Another of the benefits of exercise includes helping to keep joints, tendons and ligaments flexible. It also helps build muscle to support the joints. My wife is plagued by arthritis and her doctor, who exercises daily himself, never fails to encourage her to "keep on exercising."

  • Improves the immune system
    Exercise improves immune system function and active people feel sick almost 30% less often than non-exercisers. 

  • Increases energy and endurance and helps you sleep better.

  • Helps relieve depression, stress and anxiety
    The usual treatment plan for depression focuses on prescription medications such as Prozac—one of the most prescribed and controversial drugs ever developed. Researchers have come up with a better way—with the benefits of exercise.

    What's the best exercise for weight loss?

I'm Gene Millen. In 1990, at age 59, a heart surgeon, sawed open my chest and stitched in bypasses to six of my favorite heart arteries.


It wasn't as much fun as you might think...and started me on a journey to helping others avoid my mistakes.

At the time I believed I was too busy to exercise. My motto was "Anything worth doing is worth putting off," and if I got the desire to exercise I would lay down until it went away.

Needless to say, this "near death experience" got my attention... and in 1993 my wife and I opened the Vital Life Center, an award winning health and wellness club for the "over 50 crowd." We operated Vital Life for eleven years until we "re-retired" and developed this website.

I thought I knew the best exercise for weight loss, but after trying Dr. Sears' new PACE® program, it was soon apparent that there was more to learn.

The PACE® exercise/weight loss routines are never more than 10 to 20 minutes long.

PACE®  is the best fat burners I've ever seen and works just as well for the novice exerciser as it does for the more fit.

According to Dr. Sears, the big mistake with aerobic exercise and jogging is fat utilization. Once you pass the 15 to 20 minute mark, you start burning fat during exercise.

But here's something very interesting that I learned from Dr. Sears.

Long steady periods of exercise tell your body you need fat to burn as fuel during exercise.

As a result, your body will make and store more fat to prepare for your next aerobic workout...a never-ending cycle making it impossible to get rid of that stubborn fat that never seems to go away.

That means your body burns carbs during exercise, not fat. After you finish the routine, your body starts burning fat to replace the carbs it just burned.

In fact, your body will burn fat for up to 24 hours after your workout. You'll even burns fat while you are sleeping! After a few weeks, your body gets the message that it doesn't need to store excess body fat at all.

One of the primary benefits of exercise that you receive from the PACE® program is that it starts supercharging your metabolism in a matter of days!

Dr. Sears has a very successful medical practice in Florida and a remarkable track record. He produces results for thousands of people from around the world.

Dr. Al put everything you need to get started in his new science-backed book, PACE: Rediscover Your Native Fitness. And the best news? This book is so affordable, it makes no sense not to have it -- and use it to optimize your health and improve your vitality and energy.

Click here to receive the benefits of exercise that you never thought were possible.















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