Science Daily | Exercise boosts health by influencing stem cells to become bone, not fat.

McMaster researchers have found one more reason to exercise: working out triggers influential stem cells to become bone instead of fat, improving overall health by boosting the body’s capacity to make blood.

Mesenchymal Stem Cells

SourceBaker, J. M., De Lisio, M., & Parise, G. (2011). Endurance exercise training promotes medullary hematopoiesis. The FASEB Journal. doi: 10.1096/fj.11-189043