10 reasons to be physically active

10 reasons to be physically active:

1. Live a longer, healthier, happier life.

2. Can help relieve stress and can provide an overall feeling of well-being.

3. Physical activity can also help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight and lower risk for chronic disease.

4. Improves self-esteem and feelings of well-being, reduces feelings of depression and anxiety

5. Increases fitness level, helps build and maintain bones, muscles, and joints

6. Builds endurance and muscle strength, enhances flexibility and posture

7. Helps manage weight

8. Lowers risk of heart disease, colon cancer, and type 2 diabetes

9. Helps control blood pressure

10. Physical activity and nutrition work together for better health. Being active increases the amount of calories burned. As people age their metabolism slows, so maintaining energy balance requires moving more and eating less.

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