Health Benefits of Physical Activity

Physical activity can bring you many health benefits. It is good to enjoy doing moderate-intensity physical activity on a regular basis because it:

  • Makes you look and feel great
  • Gives you more energy
  • Lowers stress and helps you relax
  • Helps you get to and keep a healthy body weight
  • Lowers your risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer
  • Helps build and keep healthy bones, muscles, and joints

Health Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training with resistance bands or light weights, or performing stomach crunches or leg lifts benefits you by:

  • Increasing your metabolism to help achieve and maintain a healthy body weight
  • Maintaining strong bones
  • Improving your coordination
  • Improving your posture

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