Still no Physical Activity at least 30 minutes per day?…here are 30 reasons why You Should

1. Impoves and strenghtens the cardiorespiratory system

2. Maintains better muscle tone, muscular strength, and endurance

3. Improves flexibility

4. Enhances athletic performance

5. Helps maintain recommended body weights

6. Helps preserve lean body tissue

7. Increases resting metabolic rate

8. Improves the body’s ability to use fat during physical activity

9. Improves posture and physical appearance

10. Improves functioning of the immune system

11.Lowers the risk for chronic diseases and illnesses such as cancer and heart disease

12. Decreases the mortality rate from chronic diseases

13. Thins the blood so it doesn’t clot as readily thereby decreasing the risk for coronary heart disease and strokes

14. Helps the body manage cholesterol levels more effectively

15. Prevents or delays the development of high blood pressure and lowers blood pressure in people with hypertension

16. Helps prevent and control diabetes

17. Helps achieve peak bone mass in young adults and bone mass later in life

18. Helps people sleep better

19. Helps prevent chronic back pain

20. Relieves tension and helps cope with life stressors

21. Raises levels of energy and job productivity

22. Extends longevity and slows down the aging process

23. Promotes psychological well-being and better morale, self-image, and self-esteem

24. Reduces feelings of anxiety and depression

25. Encourages positive lifestyle changes like improving nutrition, quitting smoking, controlling alcohol and drug use

26. Speeds recovery time following physical exertion

27. Speeds recovery following injury or disease

28. Regulates and improves overall body functions

29. Improves physical stamina and counteracts chronic fatigue

30. Enhances quality of life, people feel better and live a healthier and happier life

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