Surprisingly, the more you exercise, the more energetic you become. Every single cell in your body has something called the mitochondria. The mitochondria are known as the “powerhouse” of the cell as it produces all of the cell’s energy. Exercise helps build them up!
Physical inactivity can also have several long term effects on your body. In this next section, you’ll learn about the effects it can have on your brain, your hormones, and your musculoskeletal system.