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“Ah, the truth about exercise?”  He replies, “Well, I suspect that exercise is more often a marker of health than its cause — healthy people like to exercise more than unhealthy people to start with.  And the real value of it is not in terms of abstract health benefits like longevity —  and extra few hours or maybe months —  but because it feels good when you do it or when it’s over.  To hell with Hygeia;  the truth lies in pleasure.”
    —    Dr. Richard Friedman
As quoted by Gina Kolata in her book:  “Ultimate Fitness: The Quest For Truth About Exercise And Health
[For my review of this very interesting book, click:  Into The Dark…   And for those of you wondering, Hygeia is the Greek goddess of health.    —    KMAB]
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