The health benefits of exercise are undeniable, so what’s the personal disconnect?

We’ve reached the point in the year when New Year’s workout resolutions and goals to work off holiday sweets-induced pounds have fallen to the wayside….

We’ve reached the point in the year when New Year’s workout resolutions and goals to work off holiday sweets-induced pounds have fallen to the wayside. By the time we hit February and March, that initial burst of exercise among the general population most often gives way to a return to our normal routines.

While exercise often gets framed through a superficial lens — like desires to lose weight for appearance or wanting to tone up muscles — that mindset overlooks the most important potential of workouts.

Exercise is medicine.