We have heard it before: Exercise is great for the body. But it has an endless amount of health benefits as well. Regular exercise helps combat health conditions and diseases, while improving your mood, helping you sleep better, and controlling your weight. According to the Mayo Clinic, the Department of Health and Human Services recommends 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity (brisk walking, swimming), or 75 minutes a week of vigorous aerobic activity. This, combined with two days of strength training, is exactly what you need to stay healthy.