Get Fit With Flawless Skin

By: Staff

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

The flawless skin of that fitness model isn’t just a coincidence (or Photoshop). There are many benefits for the skin in exercising. Take our quiz to find out.

What is the body’s largest organ?

The skin is the body’s largest organ.


What aspect of exercising improves skin’s appearance?

Exercising causes an increase in blood circulation, which improves the skin’s overall appearance and texture.


Physical activity creates ideal conditions for skin to produce what?

Being physically active provides skin with the ideal conditions to produce a fiber that maintain its young appearance—collagen.


What is the primary cause of wrinkles?

Wrinkles are caused by sun damage over the years.


If you have a skin condition such as Rosacea, in what conditions is it recommended that you work out?

To avoid flare-ups, it is recommended that Rosacea patients work out when it is cool and take breaks to avoid overheating.


How does exercise lessen stress?

Exercise lowers the cortisol (a stress hormone) levels in your body, plus it raises your endorphin levels.


Can exercises tone facial muscles and help with wrinkles?

Many health experts say that facial exercises are a waste of time and won’t help with wrinkles or under-eye bags.


Why does increased blood flow benefit the skin?

Increased blood flow nourishes skin cells and keeps them vital. Blood vessels carry valuable nutrients and oxygen to your skin.


To benefit your skin while working out, you should try to avoid:

Sun exposure is very dangerous to your skin. If you choose to workout outside, It is best to avoid doing so during peak sun time.


Since perspiration can unclog pores, working out can relieve some people of which of the following skin conditions?

Acne patients might find relief due to the unclogging of pores caused by regular workouts.


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