s Guide to all the healing benefits of Exercise’ by Ted Mitchell is a unique source that advises readers on the importance of eating healthy and following an active exercise pattern. After reading this book, I am totally convinced of the importance of working out regularly using the right mix of exercises (Mitchell, 2008).
The title of the book not only projects the benefits of exercise and fitness, but also suggests that exercises have the ability to cure existing ailments. The book begins from the grassroots level using the assumption that the average reader does not have much insight into the specifics of exercises. While this book does not describe exercises that create bodybuilders, it nevertheless drives home the advantage of including even the lightest forms of exercise into our daily lives. This book has allowed me to estimate the degree of my ‘sedentary lifestyle’ and has enhanced my seriousness towards becoming healthier through proper exercise (Pg. 99-108) (Mitchell, 2008).
Another notable feature of this book is the ability of the authors to connect many different elements to paint a broader picture of healthy living. For instance, there is elaborate discussion on the importance of consistency in exercising regularly and its relevance to blood flow across the body. The authors build upon surveys and studies conducted on a large number of people to draw upon the significance of weight reduction on digestion and blood pressure. The authors also explain of how the body is capable of responding to exercise by citing examples like sore joints and back pain that can be cured through jogging or walking. In this modern era where diabetes has evolved into a common and widespread disease, the relationship between blood sugar and exercise is thoroughly discussed. I am now aware that leading a sedentary lifestyle makes me vulnerable to liver disease after having read this book. The book also helps develop reasonable and achievable targets in parameters like