What happens inside your body when you exercise?


Listening — Intermediate Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. Regular physical activity can lower the risk of heart and circulatory diseases by 35 percent.

  2. What do the muscles need after working harder?

  3. What happens when we are regularly active?

  4. What do diabetic people have?

  5. What does our brain produce when we are active?


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. How often do you exercise?

  2. What kinds of exercise do you normally do?

  3. How do you feel after exercising?

  4. Do you also maintain a healthy lifestyle? Why?Why not?


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      • movement of air, water, etc., through the different parts of something
      • a disease caused by the inability of the body to respond or produce insulin
      • energy that causes things to become warmer
      • a hormone which regulates the amount of glucose in the blood
      • body tissues that can contract and produce movement
      • life supporting chemical
      • to move something (such as water, air, or gas) to or from a particular place with a pump
      • the possibility that something bad or unpleasant (such as an injury or a loss) will happen


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