Exercise Benefits

Benefits of Regular Exercise

Control Your Weight

Maintain your Weight

Lose Weight

Reduce Your Risk of  Diabetes, Heart Attack, and Stroke.

Help control your blood glucose levels for type 2 diabetics. 

Reduced Risk of Breast and Colon Cancer.

Improve your quality of life. 

Strengthen Your Bones and Muscles.

Lower risk of hip fracture.

Helps with arthritis and other joint conditions.

Improve Your Mental Health.

Improve your Mood.

Improve Your Ability to do Daily Activities.

Help Prevent Falls

Increase Your Chance of Living Longer

10 Minutes at a Time is Fine!

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Healthy Weight

Physical activity and Diet play a critical role in weight control.  Burn fewer calories than you eat and dring, you will gain weight. Weight loss involves increasing your physical activity and adjusting your diet. Change to a lower calorie healthy eating plan to reduce the number of calories you consume.



Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Stroke and Heart Disease are two of the leading causes of death in the United States. But getting at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate intensity cardio exercise can lower your risk. More physical activity can reduce your risk further. Regular exercise can also lower your blood pressure and improve your cholesterol levels. 

More Benefits - Lower Risk of:

Metabolic Syndrome

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Metabolic syndrome is a general condition in which you have some combination of:  Too much fat around the waist, high blood pressure, low HDL cholesterol, high triglycerides, or high blood sugar. 

Diabetes - Prediabetic

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Diabetes Type 2 and Prediabetes can frequently be prevented entirely by increased cardio exercise and a healthy diet. Exercise also helps control high blood sugar if you have diabetes type 2.

Cancer

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Being physically active lowers your risk breast and colon cancer. Research is suggesting it may also reduce your risk of endometrial and lung cancer.

Hip Fracture

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Hip fracture is a severe health condition that can have life-changing adverse effects, including death, especially if you’re an adult over 60.

Anxiety & Depression

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Regular aerobic exercise has been shown to improve anxiety and depression. I know how you feel.

Just do some exercise anyway and be regular with it. It helps.

Falls

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Research shows that doing brisk walking and balance activities each week along with moderate-intensity aerobic exercise can help reduce your risk of falling.

Beginning Cardio Exercise

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