Why you might be better off exercising at a gym than at home

The benefits of working out at a gym, including workout partners and a variety of exercise equipment, may outweigh the convenience of working out at home. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – Routine exercise benefits minds and bodies in various ways. Studies have shown that physical activity can improve mood and lower people’s risk for various diseases, including heart disease and diabetes. As beneficial as exercise can be, many people simply don’t make physical activity part of their regular routines. Recent studies and reports from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics and from Statistics Canada, conducted separately from each other, found that roughly 80% of adults in both the U.S. and Canada are not meeting the minimum physical activity requirements recommended by their respective governments. While a host of factors can influence a person’s decisions on physical activity, where to exercise is one factor that could go a long way toward determin
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