Want to shape up for the new year? Here's how and why

December 30, 2013 4:01 AM

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Want to shape up for the new year? Here's how and why

If losing weight and looking better isn't enough motivation to inspire you to exercise, how about the fact that the latest research shows that regular physical activity may be ''the best preventive drug we have'' for many health problems.

Studies show that exercise reduces the risk of early death, helps control weight and lowers the risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, depression, some types of cancer, anxiety disorders, cognitive decline and hip fractures. It can help improve sleep, memory, concentration and mood.

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