13 Fascinating Health And Fitness Facts

By Collins Nwokolo Saturday, 28 May 2016








 The very cool thing about heath and fitness is that their applications is very vast and can also affect us in manifold ways.
Today I compiled the most fascinating health and fitness facts that will leave you amazed.
Keep in mind that the human body does a lot of amazing stuffs and a lot of things affects the body in wonderful ways. Let's find them out!


1. Excessive smoking can lead to blindness
Smoking too much has been shown to increase the  risk of age-related
macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts.
This will later lead to blindness.
2. Losing weight depends more on your mentality than your physical input.
Although many believe that weight loss equals the amount of physical exercise you put in. It's a fact that your mental strength will be what really determines weight loss.
3. The amount of heat your body produces in an hour can boil a gallon of water.
You might have noticed it, human body heat is very effective. We produce heat while metabolizing food, exercising etc.
4. Urinating after a long time produces a near orgasmic feeling.
Have you ever held yourself from urinating for a long time and then finally urinated? Wow! If you had, then you will agree with this fact.
5. Stretching before exercising will reduce endurance.
A study showed that static stretching can impair muscle force and torque.
6. Your Imagination can affect your workout routine.

If you can imagine yourself doing a task, you can eventually do it. You can also use this fact for your workout routine or fitness programs.

7. Testosterone levels rise with improved financial status
British researchers found out that males you made a profit in a transaction or got richer, will have a spike in testosterone level.
8. Eggs improve eyesight and eye health function.
Eggs contains Lutein and Zeaxanthin, which are powerful antioxidants that protect and nourish the eye.
9. Your emotions can affect your skin.
Your mood and emotions can affect your skin. For example, a woman's skin will glow she is excited or in love. This is because the neurotransmitters involved in mood change affect the skin.
10. Burned fat is expelled through your breath!
Yes, it is through your exhalation that fat leaves your body.
However a little amount of fat is lost through sweat and urine.
11. It takes approximately 12 weeks to start seeing changes in your body after starting to exercise
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. Your posture affects how well you sleep
Your posture while awake and while sleeping can help determine how sound your sleep will be. This is because your body will rest better if your muscles are relaxed.
13. People who sleep less will tend to have more vivid nightmares.

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 Thanks for reading!!
Nwokolo Collins

Hi, My name is Nwokolo Collins, I am a passionate health enthusiast, I write amazing health articles with sufficient humour.

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