Why To Exercise Today: Oxygen, Your Gift To Yourself

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Then the very next ad asks "Are you on oxygen therapy?" and shows a woman wearing the little nose plugs that connect her to an oxygen tank, and I think, "Of all the activities you can give yourself, anything that keeps you off the oxygen tank a little longer is surely the best."

And indeed, reason #43 on my 101 Reasons to Exercise poster:

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