Benefits of Regular Physical Activity

Potential Benefits

  • More energy
  • Better blood sugar control
  • Improved sleep
  • Stronger immune system
  • Increased metabolism from increased muscle mass
  • Weight management
  • Better HDL (good) cholesterol
  • Reduced risk for or manage chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, and elevated cholesterol
  • Improved bone health
  • Stable mood and better self-esteem
  • Better gut health and bowel regularity

Start slow. Any regular exercise effort can translate into some gains in your health. Remember to talk to your doctor before beginning an exercise program.

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