As we age, the body goes into a catabolic, or breakdown state. This leads to gaining fat while losing muscle mass and bone density. Exercise, especially muscle building, puts the body back into an anabolic, or building up state.
Many of the benefits are a result of the hormone response to exercise. Exercise naturally improves insulin sensitivity, increases levels of growth hormone, DHEA and testosterone, and balances cortisol, the stress hormone.
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